Definitions for: Propitiate

[v] make peace with

Webster (1913) Definition: Pro*pi"ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Propitiated;
p. pr. & vb. n. Propitiating.] [L. propitiatus, p. p. of
propitiare to propitiate, fr. propitius favorable. See
To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to

Let fierce Achilles, dreadful in his rage, The god
propitiate, and the pest assuage. --Pope.

Pro*pi"ti*ate, v. i.
To make propitiation; to atone.

Synonyms: appease

See Also: conciliate, make up, patch up, reconcile, settle

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