What does pacific mean?

Definitions for pacificpəˈsɪf ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pacific, Pacific Ocean(adj)

    the largest ocean in the world

  2. Pacific(adj)

    relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean

    "Pacific islands"

  3. pacific, peaceable(adj)

    disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature

    "the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force"; "a quiet and peaceable person"; "in a peaceable and orderly manner"

  4. pacific(adj)

    promoting peace

    "the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up"


  1. pacific(Adjective)

    Calm, peaceful.

  2. Pacific(Adjective)

    Related to the Pacific Ocean.

  3. Pacific(ProperNoun)

    The Pacific Ocean.

  4. Origin: From pācificus "peace-making"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pacific(adj)

    of or pertaining to peace; suited to make or restore peace; of a peaceful character; not warlike; not quarrelsome; conciliatory; as, pacific words or acts; a pacific nature or condition


  1. Pacific

    MS Pacific is a cruise ship owned and operated by the Brazil-based Viagens CVC. She was built in 1971 by Nordseewerke, Emden, West Germany as Sea Venture for Flagship Cruises. She operated cruises between the USA and Bermuda, which had been settled by the survivors of the wreck of the original Sea Venture in 1609. Between 1975 and 2002 she sailed for Princess Cruises as Pacific Princess, famous for appearing in the romantic sitcom The Love Boat. In 2008, Pacific was chartered by the newly-established Quail Cruises to operate cruises out of Valencia, Spain, but was retired from service when renovation work proved more expensive than had been anticipated and was sold to a company specializing in ship breaking in 2012. As of 16 May 2013, she remains laid up in Genoa.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'pacific' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3450


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pacific in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pacific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oscar Hammerstein, II:

    You gotta have a dream. If you don't have a dream, how you gonna make a dream come true (South Pacific)

  2. J Danforth Quayle:

    Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here.

  3. Kirill Barsky:

    Russia does not need to prove to anybody that Russia is an Asian power, an Asia-Pacific power, a Euro-Pacific power. This is our destiny as a country which stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific coast.

  4. Michael Cimarusti:

    If you want to save Pacific salmon, you should eat Pacific salmon, because if there's not a market for wild Pacific salmon there won't be fishermen out there chasing them and lawmakers won't regulate their protection.

  5. Damien Pickart:

    These bomber rotations provide opportunities for our Airmen to advance and strengthen our regional alliances and provide (Pacific Air Forces) and U.S. Pacific Command leaders with a credible global strike and deterrence capability to help maintain peace and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

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