disturb the peace

Definition of disturb the peace

  1. :  to behave in a violent or noisy manner in public They were arrested for disturbing the peace.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to interfere with :  interrupt

    :  to alter the position or arrangement of

    :  to upset the natural and especially the ecological balance or relations of

  1. :  a state of tranquility or quiet: such as

    :  freedom from civil disturbance

    :  a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom

  1. :  to be, become, or keep silent or quiet

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