Pacify synonyms

păs'ə-fī'
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To rouse, stir up or excite.
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To silence is to cause someone to stop speaking, or to cause noise to stop.
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Not involving violence or employing force:
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To become quiet
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To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to dispel (anger or hatred).
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(Intransitive) To become calm.
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To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
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To stir up interest and support through speeches and writing so as to produce changes
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To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
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Assuage is defined as to make better or lessen.
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Soothe is defined as to calm or relieve.
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To pacify (e.g. rumours)
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To make something or someone tranquil; to pacify or calm.
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To bring (a country) under control by force.
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The act of making better.
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To moderate; to lessen in force, intensity, to subside. [First attested from around (1150 to 1350).]
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To stop from being angry; appease; pacify; mollify
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To put into a rage; infuriate.
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The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
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To mollify is to pacify someone or to make something less severe.
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(Idiomatic) To calm something or someone who is tenacious or misbehaving.
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To gain (regard, good will, etc.) by friendly acts
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Lull is defined as to calm or soothe.
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The definition of conciliatory is something done to reconcile or to try to make someone feel better and more pacified.
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The definition of irenic is a part of Christian theology that tries to reconcile different information and discrepancies by using reason.
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Promoting peace; conciliatory. [from 16th c.]
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Of or pertaining to pacifism.
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(Chiefly US) That placates; pacifying.
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Serving to, or intended to, propitiate; propitiatory, reconciliatory
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A method of alternative dispute resolution whereby a third party, who is usually but not necessarily neutral, meets with the parties and assists them to find a way to settle their dispute. See also arbitration, mediation, and summary proceeding.
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Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
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Practical measures or policy aiming to effect this type of submission.
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Alternative form of tranquillization.
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To lessen, relieve, or alleviate (pain, grief, etc.)
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To make better, to improve; to heal; to solve a problem.
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To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
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To preside over (something) as a moderator
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To palliate is to make something less painful or unpleasant, or to calm fears.
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To gain or regain the goodwill or favor of; appease:
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To reestablish a close relationship between:
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To soothe or heal with salve.
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To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.
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To make serene.
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To cause to sink, become compact, or come to rest:
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To make less harsh
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To subdue or curb:
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To remove salty or acidic flavors with a sweetener
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To make less severe or intense:
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(--- Now Rare) To alleviate; ease
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(Obsolete) To utter small, low grunts.
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The definition of alleviate is to make something easier to deal with or endure.
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Synonym Study

  • Conciliate implies the use of arbitration, concession, persuasion, etc. in an attempt to win over
  • Propitiate implies an allaying or forestalling of hostile feeling by winning the good will of sacrifices made to propitiate a deity
  • Placate implies the changing of a hostile or angry attitude to a friendly or favorable one to placate an offended colleague
  • Mollify suggests a soothing of wounded feelings or an allaying of indignation his compliments failed to mollify her
  • Appease suggests a pacifying by gratifying or giving in to the demands of to appease one's hunger
  • Pacify implies the making quiet, calm, and peaceful of someone or something that has become agitated, angry, or disorderly to pacify a crying child
Find another word for pacify. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pacify, like: incite, silence, peaceful, quiet, appease, calm, inflame, agitate, upset, assuage and soothe.