HyperDic: appease

English > 3 senses of the word appease:
VERBemotionappease, pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntlecause to be more favorably inclined
consumptionappease, quell, stayovercome or allay
communicationappease, propitiatemake peace with
appease > pronunciation
Soundsahpiy'z
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > appease: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to appease Sue
Synonymspacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
Broadercalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Spanishaliviar, apaciguar, aplacar, calmar, pacificar, sosegar, suavizar
Catalanalleujar, apaivagar, aplacar, assossegar, conciliar, pacificar, suavitzar
Adjectivesappeasablecapable of being pacified
English > appease: 3 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningOvercome or allay.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsquell, stay
Broaderfit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilFill or meet a want or need
Spanishapaciguar, aplacar, calmar
English > appease: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningmake peace with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonympropitiate
Broaderreconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settleCome to terms
Spanishapaciguar, aplacar, calmar, propiciar
Adjectivesappeasablecapable of being pacified
Nounsappeasersomeone who tries to bring peace by acceding to demands

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