Definition of peice
1. peace [ n ] the state prevailing during the absence of warUsed in print:
He is a Buddhist , which means that to him peace and the sanctity of human life are not_only religious dogma , but a profound and unshakable Weltanschauung .
(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)
The Providence_Daily_Journal stated that although the guilt of Brown was evident , the South must guarantee him a fair trial to preserve domestic peace .
(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)
How best to destroy your peace ?
(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
They all prayed now that the North would realize that peace must come , for Virginia had defended her land victoriously .Synonyms peace Related Terms war order collective_security Pax_Romana conciliation armistice amity pacify
2. peace [ n ] the absence of mental stress or anxietyUsed in print:
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
At_the_same_time that religion binds the individual helpfully to the supernatural and gives him cosmic peace and a sense of supreme fulfillment , it also has great therapeutic value for him .
(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)
Charming and peaceful - but what were charm and peace compared to high adventure ?Synonyms peace serenity peace_of_mind repose heartsease ataraxis peacefulness Related Terms tranquillity pacify
3. peace [ n ] harmonious relations; freedom from disputes
Examples: "the roommates lived in peace together"
(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)
The peace of the community was badly disturbed , and people across_the_nation , reading of the incident , felt uneasy .
(Kenneth Allsop, The Bootleggers and Their Era...)
As part of the same arrangement , Torrio had , in the spirit of peace and good_will , and in exchange for armed support in the April election campaign , bestowed upon O_'_Banion a third share in the Hawthorne_Smoke_Shop proceeds and a cut in the Cicero beer trade .
(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
`` What matters here is family loyalty ; faith in the_Buddha and staying at peace with the phis , the spirits ; and to live in harmony with nature '' .
(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)
But I suspect that the old Roman was referring to change made under military occupation - the sort of change which Tacitus was talking_about when he said , `` They make a desert , and call it peace '' ( `` Solitudinem faciunt , pacem appellant '' . )
(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)
This is important to understanding the position that doctrinaire liberals found themselves in after World_War_2 , and our great democratic victory that brought no peace .Synonyms peace Related Terms harmony pacify
4. peace [ n ] the general security of public places
Examples: "he was arrested for disturbing the peace"
(Richard Ferber, Bitter Valley....)
There was only one place where Jake_Carwood 's description had gone badly awry : the peace and quiet .Synonyms peace public_security Related Terms security pacify
5. Peace [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3821Synonyms Peace
6. peace [ n ] a treaty to cease hostilities
Examples: "peace came on November 11th"
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