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What does "Appease" mean?

Definition

(v. t.) To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred); as, to appease the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease hunger or thirst


Synonyms assuage, stay, placate, gentle, quell, mollify, propitiate, pacify, conciliate, gruntle, lenify


Word Family appeased, appeasement, appeaser, appeasers, appeases, appeasing