What does placate mean?

Definitions for placateˈpleɪ keɪt, ˈplæk eɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle(verb)

    cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

    "She managed to mollify the angry customer"


  1. placate(Verb)

    To calm; to bring peace to; to influence someone who was furious to the point that he or she becomes content or at least no longer irate.

  2. Origin: From Latin placatus, past participle of placo, from plāk-, from pele-. Related to placeo, floh. More at please.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Placate(noun)

    same as Placard, 4 & 5

  2. Placate(verb)

    to appease; to pacify; to concilate

  3. Origin: [L. placatus, p. p. of placare to placate, akin to placere to please. See Please.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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