Simple Definition of truce
: an agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting, arguing, etc., for a certain period of time
Examples of truce
There's been an uneasy truce between her and her parents for the past several months.
<both sides agreed to a 24-hour truce beginning at midnight on Christmas Eve>
Origin of truce
Middle English trewes, plural of trewe agreement, from Old English trēow fidelity; akin to Old English trēowe faithful — more at true
First Known Use: 13th century
Definition of truce
: to make a truce
: to end with a truce
First Known Use of truce
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