What does truce mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armistice, cease-fire, truce(noun)

    a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms


  1. truce(Noun)

    a period of time in which no fighting takes place due to an agreement between the opposed parties

  2. truce(Noun)

    an agreement between opposed parties in which they pledge to cease fighting for a limited time

  3. Origin: From trewes, triwes, trues, plural of trewe, triewe, true ‘faithfulness, assurance, pact’, from treowa, singularized plural of treowe, from trewwō (compare Dutch trouw, German Treue, Danish tro), noun form of ‘trusty, faithful’. More at true.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Truce(noun)

    a suspension of arms by agreement of the commanders of opposing forces; a temporary cessation of hostilities, for negotiation or other purpose; an armistice

  2. Truce(noun)

    hence, intermission of action, pain, or contest; temporary cessation; short quiet


  1. Truce

    Truce is a 1982 studio album by Jack Bruce and Robin Trower.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Truce

    trōōs, n. a suspension of hostilities between two armies or states for a period specially agreed upon: cessation.—n. Truce′-break′er, one who violates a truce or engagement.—adj. Truce′less, without truce: relentless.—Truce of God, in the 11th and 12th centuries, a cessation of private feuds observed in France, Italy, England, &c. from Wednesday evening to Monday morning in each week during Advent and Lent, and on certain of the principal saints' days and holy days of the Church.—Flag of truce (see Flag). [M. E. trewes, treowes, pl. of trewe, a truce; cf. True.]

Anagrams for truce »

  1. eruct

  2. cuter

  3. recut

  4. cruet

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of truce in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of truce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of truce in a Sentence

  1. Ivan Marquez:

    Please don't force us to break (the truce).

  2. Mato Grosso:

    It's a truce due to the meeting this Tuesday in Brasilia.

  3. Sergey Lavrov:

    Everyone understands that there isn't an ideal truce and an ideal regime of ceasing fire.

  4. Bebars Mishal:

    The truce was supposed to have come into effect at 12 midnight, but now there is no truce.

  5. Saudi Arabia foreign minister:

    Houthis and their allies resorted to violence ... thus the ceasefire and truce is in their hands.

Images & Illustrations of truce

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