Search Result for "pacific":
1. the largest ocean in the world;
[syn: Pacific, Pacific Ocean]
1. relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean;
- Example: "Pacific islands"
2. disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature;
- Example: "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"
- Example: "a quiet and peaceable person"
- Example: "in a peaceable and orderly manner"
[syn: pacific, peaceable]
3. promoting peace;
- Example: "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
pacific \pa*cif"ic\, a. [L. pacificus: cf. F. pacifique. See Pacify.] Of or pertaining to peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; as, a pacific nature or condition. [WordNet sense 3] Syn: peaceable. [1913 Webster] 2. Promoting peace; suited to make or restore peace; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: irenic. [WordNet 1.5] 3. of or pertaining to the Pacific Ocean; as, Pacific islands. [WordNet 1.5] Pacific Ocean, the ocean between America and Asia, so called by Magellan, its first European navigator, on account of the exemption from violent tempests which he enjoyed while sailing over it; -- called also, simply, the Pacific, and, formerly, the South sea. [1913 Webster] Syn: Peacemaking; appeasing; conciliatory; tranquil; calm; quiet; peaceful; reconciling; mild; gentle. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Pacific \Pacific\ prop. n. The Pacific Ocean, the largest ocean. Syn: Pacific Ocean. [WordNet 1.5]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
91 Moby Thesaurus words for "pacific": appeasing, at peace, at rest, bloodless, broken, calm, chastened, civilian, cloistered, conciliatory, concordant, cool, domesticated, dovelike, dovish, dwindling, ebbing, even-tenored, gentle, halcyon, housebroken, humble, hushed, idyllic, impassive, irenic, isolated, lamblike, meek, mild, moldering, mollifying, nonaggressive, noncombatant, nonmilitant, nonviolent, orderly, pacificatory, pacifist, pacifistic, pacifying, pastoral, peace-loving, peaceable, peaceful, peacetime, piping, placative, placatory, placid, propitiative, propitiatory, quiescent, quiet, reconciliatory, reposeful, reposing, restful, resting, secluded, sequestered, sequestrated, serene, sheltered, smooth, soft, soothing, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stoic, stolid, subdued, subsiding, tame, tamed, tranquil, unagitated, unbellicose, uncontentious, undisturbed, unhostile, unmilitant, unmilitary, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning