1. [ noun ] (geography) the largest ocean in the world
Synonyms: Pacific_Ocean
Related terms: ocean south_pacific north_pacific Japan Philippines Wake_Island Malay_Archipelago Aleutian_Islands Papua Bering_Sea Oceania Iwo New_Zealand guadalupe_island Coral_Sea South_China_Sea East_China_Sea Sea_of_Japan Sea_of_Okhotsk Yellow_Sea Australasia San_Diego_Bay San_Francisco_Bay Puget_Sound gulf_of_alaska belau catalina_island gulf_of_tehuantepec osaka_bay Antarctic_Ocean volcano_islands arafura_sea Austronesia Philippine_Sea tasman_sea Iwo
2. [ adjective ] promoting peace

"the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"

Related terms: peaceful
3. [ adjective ] relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean

"Pacific islands"

4. [ adjective ] disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature
Synonyms: peaceable

"the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force" "a quiet and peaceable person" "in a peaceable and orderly manner"

Related terms: peaceful
Similar spelling:   Pacifico