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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
peace (noun)
1.
a state of tranquillity or quiet as
a) freedom from civil disturbance
b) a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom - a breach of the peace
2.
freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions
3.
harmony in personal relations
4.
a) a state or period of mutual concord between governments
b) a pact or agreement to end hostilities between those who have been at war or in a state of enmity
5.
- used interjectionally to ask for silence or calm or as a greeting or farewell
peace (verb)
intransitive verb
obsolete to be, become, or keep silent or quiet
Peace (geographical name)
river 1195 (1923 ) Canada flowing & in British Columbia & Alberta into Slave River - miles kilometers W E NE N N see finlay
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
peace (noun)
1.
a state without war
SYNONIMS:
peacefulness
RELATED WORDS:
accord, amity, concord, harmony; calm, quiet, serenity, tranquillity ( tranquility); order, stability; pacification
NEAR ANTONYMS:
conflict, contention, discord, dissidence, strife, trouble; tumult, turmoil, unrest, upheaval; fighting, warfare; action, battle, combat
war
peace (noun)
2.
freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions
SYNONIMS:
calm, calmness, heartsease, peacefulness, placidity, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity ( tranquility)
RELATED WORDS:
content, contentment, ease; comfort, consolation, relief, solace; quiet, quietude, repose
NEAR ANTONYMS:
care, concern, perturbation; strain, stress, tenseness, tension; consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, jitters, jumpiness, nervousness; fear, fearfulness, torment, upset; doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertainty
agitation, alarm ( alarum), anguish, anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, uneasiness, vexation, worry
peace (noun)
3.
a state of freedom from storm or disturbance
SYNONIMS:
calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity ( tranquility)
RELATED WORDS:
lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxedness
NEAR ANTONYMS:
clamor, din, noise, racket
bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar
peace (noun)
4.
peaceful coexistence
SYNONIMS:
chime, comity, compatibility, concord, peace
RELATED WORDS:
amity, companionship, compatibleness, congeniality, fellowship, fraternization, friendship; collaboration, reciprocity, symbiosis; agreement, consensus, unanimity; cohesion, cohesiveness, unity; affinity, connection, empathy, kinship, oneness, rapport, solidarity, sympathy, understanding; peacefulness, sereneness, serenity, sweetness and light, tranquillity ( tranquility)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
antagonism, antipathy, enmity, hatred, hostility, unfriendliness; alienation, breach, divorce, estrangement, rupture, schism, scission, severance; dissent, dissidence; anarchy, disorder, disturbance, strife, turmoil
conflict, discord, dissension ( dissention), variance
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