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appease Explained

appease at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


appease at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

appease at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v [T] formal [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: apaisier, from pais 'peace']// to make someone less angry or stop them from attacking you by giving them what they want// --They attempted to appease international opposition by promising to hold talks.// -- appeasement n [U and C] // --Chamberlain's policy of appeasement towards Hitler in the 30s//

appease at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

86 Moby Thesaurus words for "appease":
abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, assuage, benumb, calm,
calm down, cater to, coddle, compose, conciliate, content, cool,
cradle, cushion, deaden, deaden the pain, defuse, diminish,
dulcify, dull, ease, ease matters, even out, extenuate, feast,
feed, foment, gentle, give relief, gloss over, gratify, hush,
immolate before, lay, lay the dust, lessen, lull,
make propitiation, make sacrifice to, mitigate, mollify, numb,
offer sacrifice, pacify, pad, palliate, pamper, placate, poultice,
pour balm into, pour balm on, pour oil on, propitiate, quell,
quench, quiet, reduce, regale, relieve, rest, rock, rock to sleep,
sacrifice, salve, sate, satiate, satisfy, slacken, slake, smooth,
smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, soften, soothe, spoil,
stabilize, steady, still, stupe, subdue, sweeten, tranquilize,

appease at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

а; вывод (распечатка) выполняемых команд и изменений переменных с целью выявления ошибок в логике программы; stack trace текст, отражающий предысторию возникн

Appease at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Appease \Ap*pease"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Appealed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Appeasing}.] [OE. apesen, apaisen, OF. apaisier,
apaissier, F. apaiser, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. pais peace, F.
paix, fr. L. pax, pacis. See {Peace}.]
To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to
still; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred); as, to appease
the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease
hunger or thirst.

Syn: To pacify; quiet; conciliate; propitiate; assuage;
compose; calm; allay; hush; soothe; tranquilize.

appease at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of;
"She managed to mollify the angry customer" [syn: {pacify},
{lenify}, {conciliate}, {assuage}, {mollify}, {placate},
{gentle}, {gruntle}]
2: overcome or allay; "quell my hunger" [syn: {quell}, {stay}]
3: make peace with [syn: {propitiate}]

appease at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » apesen, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » apeser||to pacify, bring to peace, from Inter: term » a||to + Inter: term » pais, modification of French Inter: term » paix||peace; see peace.


* Inter: IPA » /əˈpiːz/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /@"pi:z/
  • Inter: rhymes » iːz


    Inter: en-verb » appeas|ing

  • To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to dispel (anger or hatred).
    1. : to appease the tumult of the ocean
    2. 1897, Inter: w » Bram Stoker, Inter: w » Dracula Chapter 21
    3. :`First, a little refreshment to reward my exertions. You may as well be quiet. It is not the first time, or the second, that your veins have appeased my thirst!'
    4. To come to terms with; to adapt to the demands of.
    5. : They appeased the angry gods with burnt offerings.


      * Inter: sense » reduce to a state of peace calm, pacify, placate, quell, quiet, still, lull

  • Inter: sense » come to terms with mollify, propitiate


    * antagonize

    Derived terms

    Inter: der-top » |
  • appeaser
  • appeasement
  • appeasatory

  • Inter: der-mi » d
    Inter: der-botto » m


    Inter: trans-top » To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|укротявам, Inter: t+ » bg|облекчавам, Inter: t+ » bg|утолявам
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|kalmeren
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|apaiser
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|לפייס|tr=le'fayes
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|csillapít
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|placare, Inter: t- » it|pacificare, Inter: t+ » it|calmare, Inter: t- » it|pacificare, Inter: t+ » it|calmare
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|pacifico|alt=pācificō
    • Nahuatl: yolceuiz

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Norwegian: Inter: t+ » no|stille, Inter: t+ » no|roe
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|apaziguar
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|astâmpăra
  • Russian: умировтворять, успокаивать
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|apaciguar, Inter: t+ » es|calmar, Inter: t+ » es|aplacar
  • Swahili: Inter: t+ » sw|afiki
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|blidka, Inter: t+ » sv|stilla, Inter: t+ » sv|lugna, Inter: t+ » sv|släcka, Inter: t+ » sv|mildra
  • Telugu: batimalatam

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

    Translation: de » appease
    Translation: et » appease
    Translation: el » appease
    Translation: fr » appease
    Translation: ko » appease
    Translation: io » appease
    Translation: it » appease
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    Translation: sw » appease
    Translation: ku » appease
    Translation: lt » appease
    Translation: hu » appease
    Translation: mg » appease
    Translation: ml » appease
    Translation: my » appease
    Translation: ja » appease
    Translation: oc » appease
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    Translation: pt » appease
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    Translation: fi » appease
    Translation: sv » appease
    Translation: ta » appease
    Translation: te » appease
    Translation: th » appease
    Translation: vi » appease