Definition of appease :
To make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify; to dispel ( anger or hatred); as, to appease the tumult of the ocean, or of the passions; to appease hunger or thirst.
ride out, make up, gruntle, patch up, stay put, bomb out of, roll over, detain, entitle, cool down, surrender, persist, continue, go down, go out, fulfill, abide, lenify, propitiate, stick around, rest, stick, outride, squelch, remain, last out, give away, submit, smooth someone's ruffled feathers, sweeten, stay, indulge, gentle, content, yield, study at, delay, lose, dulcify, calm down, bide, ennoble, season, temper, disarm, give, stay on, palliate
relieve (part of speech: verb)
compromise (part of speech: verb)
satisfy (part of speech: verb)
soothe (part of speech: verb)
calm (part of speech: verb)
pacify (part of speech: verb)
atone (part of speech: verb)
- And while the companions of the youth hailed with delight the time which released them from the benches of the school and from their studies, Richard cheerfully bound himself to his accustomed task, to appease his longing for knowledge. - "The Progressionists, and Angela.", Conrad von Bolanden.
- To appease the gnawings of hunger, they were fain to eat the leather of their saddles and belts. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.
- There they saw the wife sitting upon the ground with her face mutilated, and the husband standing over her, apparently trying to appease her. - "Vikram-and-the-Vampire-Classic-Hindu-Tales-of-Adventure-Magic-and-Romance", Burton, Isabel, Lady.