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Synonyms for placate
ˈpleɪ keɪt, ˈplæk eɪtpla·cate

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  1. placateverb

    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.

    Synonyms:
    mollify, appease, satisfy

    Antonyms:
    enrage

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntleverb

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

    "She managed to mollify the angry customer"

    Synonyms:
    mollify, conciliate, quell, gentle, relieve, lenify, stay, quench, allay, ennoble, settle, gruntle, palliate, accommodate, appease, pacify, temper, assuage, propitiate, alleviate, slake, make up, entitle, patch up, reconcile, season

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "placate":

    appease, assuage, pacify, allay, defuse, calm

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How to use placate in a sentence?

  1. Carrie Severino:

    Donald Trump has been committed to transparency on this issue, biden is trying to play the moderate, but he's trying to bend over backwards and placate the most liberal factions within his base. He doesn't want to commit on anything.

  2. Robert Besseling:

    If the negotiations fail to placate Renamo's armed wing and ensure some form of demobilisation and integration, the outlook for violence will continue beyond 2015.

  3. Josh Nye:

    We don't think this is the start of a full-on easing cycle; rather, these cuts are about providing a bit more accommodation to offset trade headwinds, fifty basis points of easing would fall short of what markets are currently pricing in over the next year, but should be enough to placate investors that are concerned monetary policy has become a bit too restrictive.

  4. Charles King:

    Periodically over the course of the last four months, I have seriously questioned some of the things Dr. Birx has said when she's with the President or representing the President, there have been times when Birx has gone much further to placate the President than I think is reasonable and I just hope it doesn't hurt her reputation in the long term.

  5. Lisa McClain:

    That’s money the Russians are using to fight the war in Ukraine, that could stop, and we could cripple them today, but Biden is too worried about placating to the progressives. I think we should placate to the Americans and the people of Ukraine.


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