appease definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to carry comfort, peaceful, or calm to; soothe.
    • to fulfill or ease: appease your thirst.
    • To pacify or attempt to pacify (an enemy) by granting concessions, usually at the cost of concept. See Synonyms at pacify.
    • to produce quiet; to relax; to cut back to circumstances of comfort; to nevertheless; to pacify; to dispel (anger or hatred)
  • verb:
    • which will make peaceful; to calm; to reduce to a situation of peace; to dispel (fury or hatred).
    • To come to terms with; to conform to the demands of.
    • cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    • overcome or allay
    • make peace with
  • others:
    • to carry to a situation of serenity; pacify; peaceful by allaying fury, indignation, strife, an such like.
    • To allay; calm, as an excited condition of experience; remove, as a passion or violent emotion.
    • To assuage or soothe, as actual discomfort; satisfy, as an appetite or desire: as, to appease the smart of a wound, or an individual's appetite.

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