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1 Translation result for pacify in Spanish

verb

pacify verb

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pacified, has pacified, is pacifying, pacifies
apaciguar, pacificar; pacificar (un país, una región, etc.)

Example sentences of
pacify verb

  • She resigned from her position to pacify her accusers.
  • Their efforts to pacify the nation by force failed.
  • They are trying to pacify a mob of protesters.

Synonyms of
pacify verb

Detailed synonyms for pacify verb

Pacify, appease, placate, mollify, propitiate, soothe, calm significan aquietar o calmar la ira o la perturbación de alguien o de algo.
  • Pacify connota el apaciguar, calmar o aplastar una insurrección <the apology failed to pacify his neighbors>.
    antonyms: anger, provoke
  • Appease indica el aquietar la agitación o las exigencias apremiantes mediante el hacer concesiones <the Romans' attempts to appease the barbarians>.
    antonyms: enrage, offend, outrage
  • Placate recalca el cambiar el rencor o la amargura en buena voluntad <hoped that a bouquet of flowers would placate his girlfriend>.
    antonyms: enrage
  • Mollify indica el suavizar la ira o el calmar los sentimientos heridos mediante la acción positiva <the governor's apology seemed to mollify the demonstrators>.
    antonyms: exasperate
  • Propitiate indica el prevenir la ira o la malevolencia, o el ganarse el favor de alguien, especialmente una persona poderosa <propitiated his mother-in-law by changing jobs>.
    antonyms: provoke, antagonize
  • Soothe connota el complacer mediante la expresión de preocupación <the waiter had to soothe an angry customer> o al confortar <played music to soothe the baby>.
    antonyms: excite, upset
  • Calm connota una emoción o agitación sojuzgada <the mayor tried to calm the protestors>.
    antonyms: upset, agitate, disturb

Reverse translation for pacify

apaciguar  - to appease, to pacify 
pacificar  - to pacify, to calm 
pacificar  (un país, una región, etc.) - to pacify, to calm 
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