(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. peacetime; amity, friendship, harmony, concord; tranquillity, peace of mind, repose, quiescence; truce; neutrality. See pacification, silence, content, unity.Ant., war, contention.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The state of being without war]
Syn. armistice, pacification, conciliation, order, concord, amity, union, unity, reconciliation, fraternalism, fraternization, brotherhood, love, unanimity, stand-down*; see also agreement 2 , friendship 1 , 2 .
Ant. war*, warfare, battle.
2. [State of being without disturbance]
Syn. calm, repose, quiet, tranquillity, harmony, lull, hush, congeniality, equanimity, silence, stillness; see also rest 1 .
Ant. fight*, noisiness, quarrel.
3. [Mental or emotional calm]
Syn. calmness, repose, harmony, concord, contentment, sympathy; see also composure , reserve 2 , tranquillity .
Ant. distress*, disturbance, agitation.
at peace,
Syn. peaceful, quiet, tranquil; see calm 1 , 2 .
hold or [m1]keep one's peace,
Syn. be silent, keep quiet, not speak; see shut up .
keep the peace,
Syn. avoid vioLating the law, keep order, obey the law; see obey 1 , 2 .
make one's peace with,
Syn. conciliate, submit to, appease; see quiet 1 .
make peace,
Syn. end hostilities, settle, reconcile; see quiet 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. harmony accord, friendship, concord, friendliness, armistice, truce, treaty, detente, brotherhood, amity, goodwill. ''Liberty in tranquility.''—Cicero. ''War in masquerade.''—John Dryden. ''A short pause between wars for enemy identification.''—Clemens Kirchner. ''The white space between the chapters in the history books.''—Leonard Levinson.
2. quiet stillness, silence, hush.
3. tranquility serenity, peacefulness, quiet, placidity, relaxation, contentment.
ANT.: 1. war, hostilities, conflict. 2. noise, clamor. 3. discontent, agitation, disturbance
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. Lack of emotional agitation: calm, calmness, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, quietude, serenity, tranquillity. See CALM. 2. An absence of motion or disturbance: calm, calmness, hush, lull, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, quiet, quietness, serenity, stillness, tranquillity, untroubledness. See CALM.

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