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At peace at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Peace \Peace\, n. [OE. pees, pais, OF. pais, paiz, pes, F. paix,
L. pax, pacis, akin to pacere, paciscere, pacisci, to make an
agreement, and prob. also pangere to fasten. Cf. {Appease},
{Fair}, a., {Fay}, v., {Fang}, {Pacify}, {Pact}, {Pay} to
A state of quiet or tranquillity; freedom from disturbance or
agitation; calm; repose; specifically:
(a) Exemption from, or cessation of, war with public enemies.
(b) Public quiet, order, and contentment in obedience to law.
(c) Exemption from, or subjection of, agitating passions;
tranquillity of mind or conscience.
(d) Reconciliation; agreement after variance; harmony;
concord. ``The eternal love and pees.'' --Chaucer.

Note: Peace is sometimes used as an exclamation in commanding
silence, quiet, or order. ``Peace! foolish woman.''

{At peace}, in a state of peace.

{Breach of the peace}. See under {Breach}.

{Justice of the peace}. See under {Justice}.

{Peace of God}. (Law)
(a) A term used in wills, indictments, etc., as denoting a
state of peace and good conduct.
(b) (Theol.) The peace of heart which is the gift of God.

{Peace offering}.
(a) (Jewish Antiq.) A voluntary offering to God in token of
devout homage and of a sense of friendly communion with
(b) A gift or service offered as satisfaction to an offended

{Peace officer}, a civil officer whose duty it is to preserve
the public peace, to prevent riots, etc., as a sheriff or

{To hold one's peace}, to be silent; to refrain from

{To make one's peace with}, to reconcile one with, to plead
one's cause with, or to become reconciled with, another.
``I will make your peace with him.'' --Shak.

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

at peace
adj : dead; "he is deceased"; "our dear departed friend" [syn: {asleep(p)},
{at peace(p)}, {at rest(p)}, {deceased}, {departed}, {gone}]

at peace at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-adj » head=at peace
  • Inter: comparable » literally Free of worries; peaceful.
    1. : Since discovering religion, shes been at peace in her personal life.''
    2. Inter: not comparable » idiomatic Dead.
    3. : He was unhappy when he was alive but now hes at peace.''

      Related terms

      * at peace with

    Translation: et » at peace
    Translation: fr » at peace
    Translation: it » at peace

  • Related words:

    at pains  At par  At pawn  at peace with  At pleasure  At point  At present