To soothe, as by stroking; pacify.
To soothe the temper of; pacify; appease
To pacify or quiet, esp. by giving in to the demands of
To appease or calm:
To conciliate is to soothe someone's anger or to mediate a disagreement.
To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
(Intransitive) To calm down.
In a quiet manner
To comply with the wishes or ideas of (another) in order to keep that person satisfied or unaware of criticism; indulge:
To make or become calm or quiet:
To soften or soothe:
Soften is defined as to make more soft or more gentle.
To excite or disturb the feelings of
To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
To incite to anger or resentment:
To comply with (rules, standards, or obligations)
Find another word for placates. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for placates, like: gentles, mollifies, appeases, assuages, conciliates, pacifies, tranquilizes, quiets, humors, calms and sweetens.