peace offering


Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

peace offering

n.
An offering made to an adversary in the interests of peace or reconciliation.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

peace offering

n
1. something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
2. (Judaism) Judaism a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

peace′ of`fering


n.
1. any offering made to procure peace.
2. a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.
[1525–35]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peace offering - something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peacepeace offering - something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

peace offering

n (fig) → dono in segno di riconciliazione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
Will you, sir, accept the bird as a small peace offering for the hurt that prevented your own success?”
She put them in his buttonhole as a peace offering, and he stood a minute looking down at them with a curious expression, for in the Italian part of his nature there was a touch of superstition, and he was just then in that state of half-sweet, half-bitter melancholy, when imaginative young men find significance in trifles and food for romance everywhere.
The Peace Festival begins with the Feast of Peace Offering (Deut.
Hadja Suada Asnawie, the wife of a Moro commander, Hadji Dan Asnawie, worked overtime to cook and prepare special delicacies, intended for a peace offering to her family members, relatives, neighbors, and friends.
New Delhi replied to Islamabad's peace offering with a Pakistani civilian's battered body.
We heard an invitation to dialogue, peace offering, cooperation, rejecting escalating violence and not pushing each other into corners.
The developer has already announced a peace offering to all PC players who were facing issues with the game's new matchmaking mechanics.
It added TK Maxx also bought two goldfish for the Co Wicklow store as a "peace offering or inducement not to partake in trade union activities".
It comes in the light of Pakistan backing Ghani's peace offering to the Taliban.
Shades of brown, green, and orange evoke the Lebanese countryside in this story of community efforts and treating others as you would like to be treated -- much the same as one child extends an olive branch as a peace offering to another at the conclusion of the finely wrought tale.
Xian's peace offering, which included a bouquet of flower and a card, was posted by Bea and Charmae on Instagram and Facebook, respectively.