Meaning of pacify
Pronunciation: (pas'u-fī"), [key]
— -fied, -fy•ing.
- to bring or restore to a state of peace or tranquillity; quiet; calm: to pacify an angry man.
- to appease: to pacify one's appetite.
- to reduce to a state of submission, esp. by military force; subdue.
- pacify (Thesaurus)