- (transitive) To make calm and content, or regain the goodwill of; to placate.
- 1790, Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments; […] In Two Volumes, volume II, 6th edition, London: Printed for A[ndrew] Strahan; and T[homas] Cadell […]; Edinburgh: W[illiam] Creech, and J. Bell & Co., OCLC 723510352, part VII (Of Systems of Moral Philosophy), section IV (Of the Manner in which Different Authors have Treated of the Practical Rules of Morality), page 387:
- Frankneſs and openneſs conciliate confidence. We truſt the man who ſeems willing to truſt us.
- (intransitive) To mediate in a dispute.
make calm and content
- second-person plural present indicative of
- second-person plural imperative of
- second-person plural present subjunctive of
- feminine plural of