1. pacify

verb. ['ˈpæsəˌfaɪ'] cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.


  • quiet
  • still
  • tranquillise
  • tranquillize
  • lull
  • assuage
  • appease
  • tranquilize
  • quieten
  • conciliate
  • gruntle
  • calm down
  • lenify
  • calm
  • gentle
  • placate


  • louden
  • discomposure
  • loud
  • noisy

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Rhymes with Pacify

  • declassify
  • classify

Sentences with pacify

1. Verb, base form
Attempting to change your personality or habits in an attempt to pacify a cranky person is almost always futile.

Quotes about pacify

1. Women particularly should concern themselves with peace because men by nature are more foolhardy and headstrong, and their overwhelming desire to avenge themselves prevents them from foreseeing the resulting dangers and terrors of war. But woman by nature is more gentle and circumspect. Therefore, if she has sufficient will and wisdom she can provide the best possible means to pacify man.
- Christine de Pizan, The Treasure of the City of Ladies

2. pacify

verb. ['ˈpæsəˌfaɪ'] fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location).


  • establish


  • harden
  • worry