at peace

at peace
phrasal in a state of concord or tranquillity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • At peace — Peace Peace, n. [OE. pees, pais, OF. pais, paiz, pes, F. paix, L. pax, pacis, akin to pacere, paciscere, pacisci, to make an agreement, and prob. also pangere to fasten. Cf. {Appease}, {Fair}, a., {Fay}, v., {Fang}, {Pacify}, {Pact}, {Pay} to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at peace — ► at peace 1) free from anxiety or distress. 2) euphemistic dead. Main Entry: ↑peace …   English terms dictionary

  • at peace — index placid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • at peace — 1) not fighting a war 2) used for saying that someone is dead and therefore has no more worries 3) if you are at peace, you do not feel angry, unhappy etc at peace with: At 70, she was at peace with herself and the world …   English dictionary

  • at peace — adjective a) Free of worries; peaceful. Since discovering religion, shes been at peace in her personal life. b) Dead. He was unhappy when he was alive but now hes at peace. See Also: at peace with …   Wiktionary

  • at peace — adjective dead he is deceased our dear departed friend • Syn: ↑asleep, ↑at rest, ↑deceased, ↑departed, ↑gone • Similar to: ↑dead …   Useful english dictionary

  • at peace — feeling peaceful, without worry    After talking about his problem he was at peace with himself …   English idioms

  • at peace — 1》 free from anxiety or distress. 2》 euphemistic dead. → peace …   English new terms dictionary

  • at peace — with certainty, with calm, pacified, quiet, with a sense of security …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at peace — idi a) untroubled; tranquil b) idi deceased …   From formal English to slang

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