PEACE

peace
pēs/
noun
noun: peace; noun: the peace
  1. 1.
    freedom from disturbance; quiet and tranquility.
    “you can while away an hour or two in peace and seclusion”
    synonyms: tranquility, calm, restfulness, peace and quiet, peacefulness, quiet, quietness; More

    “can’t a man get any peace around here?”
    antonyms: noise
  2. 2.
    freedom from or the cessation of war or violence.
    “the Straits were to be open to warships in time of peace”
    synonyms: law and order, lawfulness, order, peacefulness, peaceableness, harmony, nonviolence;

    formalconcord
    “we pray for peace”
    antonyms: conflict
    • a period of this.
      “the peace didn’t last”
    • a treaty agreeing to the cessation of war between warring states.
      “support for a negotiated peace”
      synonyms: treaty, truce, ceasefire, armistice, cessation/suspension of hostilities

      “a lasting peace”
      antonyms: war
    • freedom from civil disorder.
      “police action to restore peace”
      synonyms: law and order, lawfulness, order, peacefulness, peaceableness, harmony, nonviolence;

      formalconcord
      “we pray for peace”
      antonyms: conflict
    • freedom from dispute or dissension between individuals or groups.
      “the 8.8 percent offer that promises peace with the board”
  3. 3.
    a ceremonial handshake or kiss exchanged during a service in some churches (now usually only in the Eucharist), symbolizing Christian love and unity.
exclamation
exclamation: peace
  1. 1.
    used as a greeting.
  2. 2.
    used as an order to remain silent.
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