verb (used without object), peaced, peac·ing.
- in a state or relationship of nonbelligerence or concord; not at war.
- untroubled; tranquil; content.
Origin of peace
SYNONYMS FOR peace
Can be confusedpeace piece
Examples from the Web for peace
They called for peace, reconciliation, and the safe return of Father Gregorio.
But without any peace talks on the horizon, everyone is now left to their own devices.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
He says biking long distances is “like coming to peace in your mind and your body.”
What, I suspect, we really want from Santa is peace (and quiet) at home for the holidays.
But others dismiss them, saying this is nothing but the daydream of people who long for some peace.Has the Kurdish Victory at Sinjar Turned the Tide of ISIS War?|Niqash|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It removed his guilt, hushed his fears, and filled him with joy and peace in believing.The Great Commission|C. H. (Charles Henry) Mackintosh
If they could not make such a peace, they were to erect a fort on the Rappahannock River or between it and the York.Virginia Under Charles I And Cromwell, 1625-1660|Wilcomb E. Washburn
They all drank, and their hearts were warmed and peace reigned once more.The Downfall|Emile Zola
We eat our bread in peace and comfort, and each man's property is his own.For the Temple|G. A. Henty
So often I borrow trouble and cannot use it, when the peace that I possess is all that I need.Leaves of Life|Margaret Bird Steinmetz
British Dictionary definitions for peace
- the state existing during the absence of war
- (as modifier)peace negotiations
- in a state of harmony or friendship
- in a state of serenity
- deadthe old lady is at peace now
Word Origin for peace
Idioms and Phrases with peace
In addition to the idiom beginning with peace
- peace and quiet
- at peace
- hold one's tongue (peace)
- keep the peace
- leave someone in peace
- make one's peace with
- make peace