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Definition of "peace" []

  • The absence of war or other hostilities. (noun)
  • An agreement or a treaty to end hostilities. (noun)
  • Freedom from quarrels and disagreement; harmonious relations: roommates living in peace with each other. (noun)
  • Public security and order: was arrested for disturbing the peace. (noun)
  • Inner contentment; serenity: peace of mind. (noun)
  • The state existing during the absence of war (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Denoting a person or thing symbolizing support for international peace (noun)
  • A treaty marking the end of a war (noun)
  • A state of harmony between people or groups; freedom from strife (noun)
  • Law and order within a state; absence of violence or other disturbance (noun)
  • Absence of mental anxiety (often in the phrase peace of mind) (noun)
  • A state of stillness, silence, or serenity (noun)
  • To be or become silent or still (verb)

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Use "peace" in a sentence
  • "Bush tells another bald-faced whopper, claims he has laid the 'foundation of peace'! yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Bush tells another bald-faced whopper, claims he has laid the \'foundation of peace\'! '"
  • "Black Elk said these words: "Above all, you should understand that there can never be peace between nations until there is known that true peace… is within the souls of men.""
  • "The announcement of several Stalin peace prizes was seen as a move in the Soviet “peace offensive, ” which had become the main Communist propaganda weapon in the cold war."