placate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (plā'kāt, plak'āt), [key]
— -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
- to appease or pacify, esp. by concessions or conciliatory gestures: to placate an outraged citizenry.
Pronunciation: (plak'āt, -it), [key]
— n. Armor.
- a piece of plate armor of the 15th to the 18th century protecting the lower part of the torso in front: used esp. as a reinforcement over a breastplate.
- placate (Thesaurus)