Peace - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |piːs|  American pronunciation of the word peace
Brit.  |piːs|  British pronunciation of the word peace


- the state prevailing during the absence of war
- harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
the roommates lived in peace together
- the absence of mental stress or anxiety (syn: heartsease, repose, serenity)
- the general security of public places
he was arrested for disturbing the peace
- a treaty to cease hostilities (syn: pacification)
peace came on November 11th

Extra examples

After many years of war, people on both sides were longing for peace.

We said a prayer for world peace.

He tried to negotiate a peace between the warring countries.

There was a peace of 50 years before war broke out again.

Peace and order were finally restored in the town.

After years of therapy, he has finally achieved an inner peace.

He is searching for inner peace.

Insurance can provide you with peace of mind.

The problem was settled and his mind was at peace.

They are at peace with each other.

He wants to be left in peace.

Peace be with her. She is dead.

The country is at peace with its neighbours for the first time in years.

By the end of the century, France had made peace with Britain.

An uneasy peace continued until 1939.

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