make peace

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Verb1.make peace - end hostilitiesmake peace - end hostilities; "The brothers who had been fighting over their inheritance finally made peace"
conciliate, patch up, reconcile, settle, make up - come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up"
war - make or wage war
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(piːs) noun
1. (sometimes with a) (a time of) freedom from war; (a treaty or agreement which brings about) the end or stopping of a war. Does our country want peace or war?; (also adjective) a peace treaty.
2. freedom from disturbance; quietness. I need some peace and quiet.
ˈpeaceable adjective
liking peace; not fighting, quarrelling etc. He's a peaceable person.
ˈpeaceably adverb
ˈpeaceful adjective
quiet; calm; without worry or disturbance. It's very peaceful in the country.
ˈpeacefully adverb
ˈpeacefulness noun
ˈpeacemaker noun
a person who tries to make peace between enemies, people who are quarrelling etc. When my brother and sister quarrel I act as peacemaker.
ˈpeace-offering noun
something offered or given to make peace. She took him a drink as a peace-offering.
ˈpeacetime noun
a time when there is no war. Even in peacetime, a soldier's life is hard.
at peace
not at war; not fighting. The two countries were at peace.
in peace
1. without disturbance. Why can't you leave me in peace?
2. not wanting to fight. They said they came in peace.
make peace
to agree to end a war. The two countries finally made peace (with each other).
peace of mind
freedom from worry etc.
References in classic literature ?
They professed to be on an amicable errand, to make peace with the Crows, and set off in all haste, before night, to overtake them.
Not everyone is going to be the absolute best, writes Vince Stone, and sometimes realizing that is the best way to make peace with oneself.
Sadat was driven to make peace for one central reason, which he declared to his own people, to the people of Israel and to the world: ``To avert .