make one's peace with (someone)

Definition of make one's peace with (someone)

:to end an argument or disagreement that one has had with someone
  • He wanted to make his peace with his father before he died.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

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

  2. : freedom from civil disturbance

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

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

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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