adverb see peaceable

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  • peaceably — [[t]pi͟ːsəbli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV with v If you do something peaceably, you do it quietly or peacefully, without violence or anger. [WRITTEN] The rival guerrilla groups had agreed to stop fighting and settle their differences peaceably... OK,… …   English dictionary

  • peaceably — adv. Peaceably is used with these verbs: ↑live …   Collocations dictionary

  • peaceably — peaceable ► ADJECTIVE 1) inclined to avoid war. 2) free from conflict; peaceful. DERIVATIVES peaceably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • peaceably — adverb in a peaceable manner the tenant paying the rent hereby reserved and performing the several covenants herein on his part contained shall peaceably hold and enjoy the demised premises • Syn: ↑pacifically • Derived from adjective: ↑pacific… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peaceably — Peaceable Peace a*ble, a. [OE. peisible, F. paisible.] Begin in or at peace; tranquil; quiet; free from, or not disposed to, war, disorder, or excitement; not quarrelsome. {Peace a*ble*ness}, n. {Peace a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Syn: Peaceful;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peaceably — See peaceableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • peaceably — adverb In a peaceable manner …   Wiktionary

  • peaceably — pɪːsÉ™blɪ adv. quietly; peacefully, tranquilly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peaceably — peace·ably …   English syllables

  • peaceably — See: peaceable …   English dictionary

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