Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb appease

3 senses of appease

Sense 1
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle -- (cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer")
       => calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")

Sense 2
quell, stay, appease -- (overcome or allay; "quell my hunger")
       => meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfil -- (fill or meet a want or need)

Sense 3
propitiate, appease -- (make peace with)
       => reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, settle -- (come to terms; "After some discussion we finally made up")

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