peace n

ME pais < OFr pais.

  1. Tranquility; freedom from pain; absence of suffering; serenity of mind.
  2. Silence; stillness; quiet.
  3. Bliss; ecstasy; rapture; supreme joy.
  4. Absence of war.
  5. Freedom from regret; absence of remorse.
  6. Calm weather; quiet period after a storm.
  7. [Fig.] eternal rest.
  8. [Fig.] immortality; resurrection; life after death.
  9. [Fig.] death.