pacific definition

  • adjective:
    • maintaining diminish or put an end to dispute; appeasing.
    • Of a peaceful nature; tranquil.
    • quiet, peaceful.
    • Of or pertaining to comfort; of a peaceful personality; perhaps not warlike; perhaps not quarrelsome
    • marketing peace; suited to make or restore peace; conciliatory.
    • of or pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
    • disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
    • associated with or bordering the Pacific Ocean
    • advertising peace
  • others:
    • Serving to make or restore comfort; adapted to reconcile distinctions; peace-making; conciliatory; moderate; appeasing: since, to supply pacific propositions to a belligerent energy.
    • calm; not warlike: since, a man of pacific personality.
    • described as serenity or calm; peaceful; tranquil: as, a pacific state of things.
    • [capitalized] Appellative associated with the ocean lying between the west coast of America therefore the eastern coast of Asia: so named because of the exemption from violent, tempests which early navigators supposed it to enjoy; for this reason, concerning or related to that ocean.
    • =Syn. 1-3. Pacific, Peaceable, Peaceful, mild, quiet, smooth, unruffled. Pacific, making or desiring which will make comfort; peaceable, desiring to-be at serenity, clear of the personality to quarrel; calm, in a state of comfort.
  • noun:
    • the biggest sea on the planet

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