What does Pacific mean?

Definitions for Pacific
pəˈsɪf ɪkPa·cif·ic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Pacific.

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"

Wiktionary

  1. pacific(Adjective)

    Calm, peaceful.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

  2. Pacific(Adjective)

    Related to the Pacific Ocean.

    Etymology: From pācificus "peace-making"

  3. Pacific(ProperNoun)

    The Pacific Ocean.

    Etymology: 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

Freebase

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. pacific

    A type of ocean with a known location on planet earth.

    The pacific ocean is bounded by the continents of Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 11, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Pacific?

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    Karen
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How to say Pacific in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Pacific in a Sentence

  1. Georgi Slavov:

    Coal supply in the Pacific has been rising for more than a month. Shipments from Colombia contributed to this.

  2. Joan Didion:

    The secret point of money and power in America is neither the things that money can buy nor power for power's sake... but absolute personal freedom, mobility, privacy. It is the instinct which drove America to the Pacific, all through the nineteenth century, the desire to be able to find a restaurant open in case you want a sandwich, to be a free agent, live by one's own rules.

  3. Gen Nakatani:

    It is very meaningful from the standpoint of securing safety in the wide area of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, for Japan, the United States and India to cooperate on security and defense areas and to conduct training.

  4. Daniel Kritenbrink:

    We have an enduring interest in seeing territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific, including in the South China, resolved peacefully, without coercion and in a manner that is consistent with international law.

  5. Amy Searight:

    And I think it really does call into question ... how serious this administration is in its Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy.

Images & Illustrations of Pacific

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