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Definitions of peace

  1. the absence of mental stress or anxiety Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the general security of public places; "he was arrested for disturbing the peace" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. harmonious relations; freedom from disputes; "the roommates lived in peace together" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the state prevailing during the absence of war Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. A state of quiet or tranquillity; freedom from disturbance or agitation; calm; repose Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Exemption from, or cessation of, war with public enemies. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Public quiet, order, and contentment in obedience to law. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Exemption from, or subjection of, agitating passions; tranquillity of mind or conscience. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Reconciliation; agreement after variance; harmony; concord. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To make or become quiet; to be silent; to stop. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A state of rest or calm; freedom from war or disturbance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. A state of quiet: freedom from disturbance: freedom from war: friendliness: calm: rest: harmony: silence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Silence, hist!-HOLD ONE'S PEACE, to be silent. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Quiet; freedom from war or disturbance; friendliness; silence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Absence or cessation of war; quiet; tranquillity; concord. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Hist; silence; To be at peace, to be reconciled. To hold one's peace, to be silent. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. A state of quiet or tranquility; freedom from disturbance or agitation; freedom from war or quarrel; quietness of mind; rest; concord; public tranquility. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. Freedom from disturbance or agitation; freedom or respite from war; calm; quiet; rest; concord; harmony; heavenly rest. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Silence; hist. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. As applied to the affairs of a state or nation peace may be either external or internal. In the former case, the term denotes the prevalence of amicable relations and mutual good will between the particular society and all foreign powers. In the latter case, it means the tranquility, security, and freedom from commotion or disturbance which is the sign of good order and harmony and obedience to the laws among all the members of the society, in a somewhat technical sense, peace denotes the quiet, security, good order, and decorum which is guarantied by the constitution of civil soci- ety and by the laws. People v. Rounds, 67 Mich. 482, 35 N. W. 77; Corvallis v. Carlile, 10 Or. 139. 45 Am. Rep. 134. The concord or final agreement in a fine of lands. 18 Edw. I. "Modus Lcvandi Finis." thelawdictionary.org
  22. p[=e]s, n. a state of quiet: freedom from disturbance: freedom from war: friendliness: calm: rest: harmony: silence.--interj. silence: be silent: hist!--adj. PEACE'ABLE, disposed to peace: free from war or disturbance: quiet: tranquil.--n. PEACE'ABLENESS.--adv. PEACE'ABLY.--n. PEACE'-BREAK'ER, one who breaks or disturbs the peace of others.--adj. PEACE'FUL, full of peace: quiet: tranquil: calm: serene.--adv. PEACE'FULLY.--n. PEACE'FULNESS.--adj. PEACE'LESS, without peace.--ns. PEACE'LESSNESS; PEACE'MAKER, one who makes or produces peace; one who reconciles enemies; PEACE'-OFF'ERING, an offering bringing about peace: among the Jews, an offering to God, either in gratitude for past or petition for future mercies (see Lev. iii.; vii. 11-21): satisfaction to an offended person; PEACE'-OFF'ICER, an officer whose duty it is to preserve the peace: a police-officer.--adj. PEACE'-PART'ED (Shak.), dismissed from the world in peace.--n. PEACE'-PAR'TY, a political party advocating the making or the preservation of peace; PEACE'-PIPE (see CALUMET).--PEACE ESTABLISHMENT, the reduced military strength maintained in time of peace; PEACE OF GOD, the ancient cessation from suits between terms, and on Sundays and holy days.--BREACH OF THE PEACE (see BREACH); HOLD ONE'S PEACE, to be silent; KEEP PEACE, abstain from breaking the peace of others; KISS OF PEACE (see KISS); LETTERS OF PEACE (see PACIFY); MAKE ONE'S PEACE WITH, to reconcile or to be reconciled with; QUEEN'S, or KING'S, PEACE, the public peace, for the maintenance of which the sovereign as head of the executive is responsible; SWEAR THE PEACE, to take oath before a magistrate that a certain person ought to be put under bond to keep the peace. [O. Fr. pais (Fr. paix)--L. pax, pacis, peace.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  23. Freedom from, cessation of, war, as p. with honour, p. at any price, make (bring about) p.; a treaty of p. between two powers at war; freedom from civil disorder; the (king\'s) p., general p. of the realm as secured by law, as commission, JUSTICE, of the p., be sworn of the p. (made a magistrate); quiet, tranquillity; (in& after bibl. use) p. be with you, p. to his ashes!; mental calm, as p. of mind, conscience; at p., in state of friendliness, not at strife (with); hold one\'s p., keep silence; keep the p., prevent, refrain from, strife; make (person\'s, one\'s) p., bring person, oneself, back into friendly relations (with); peacemaker, one who brings about p., (facet.) revolver, warship, &c.; p.-offering, propitiatory gift, (bibl.) offering presented as thanksgiving to God; p.-pipe, tobacco-pipe as token of p. among N.-Amer. Indians. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  24. n. [Latin, Anglo-Saxon] A state of quiet or tranquillity; calm; repose;—freedom from war; exemption from or cessation of hostilities;—absence of civil disturbance;—quietness of mind or conscience; tranquillity;—a state of reconciliation; harmony; concord;—in Scripture, reconciliation to God; state of grace;—rest in God; quietness and contentment of the soul; heavenly rest; Christ, as the means of reconciliation. Cabinet Dictionary

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