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[ə'piːz] брит. / амер.


    1. успокаивать; умиротворять, унимать, усмирять

    2. успокаиваться; униматься, утихать

  1. попустительствовать, потакать, потворствовать, ублажать

  2. удовлетворять; утолять (голод, жажду)

  3. уст. облегчать (боль, горе)

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  • to appease smb's anger — смягчать чей-л. гнев

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Doctor Bodin strove to appease Jeanne, who now shook with a fresh fit of coughing.
Доктор Боден старался успокоить Жанну; ее потрясал припадок кашля.
Zola, Emile / A Love EpisodeЗоля, Эмиль / Страница любви
Страница любви
Золя, Эмиль
A Love Episode
Zola, Emile
© 2005 Mondial
And he was determined to take the attitude of one who had been injured and was determined not to be friends any more or yield in any way unless some concession on her part, such as would appease him, was made.
И он решил принять позу оскорбленного, не сохранять добрых отношений с Робертой и не идти ни на какие уступки, если она сама ему не уступит.
Dreiser, Theodore / An American TragedyДрайзер, Теодор / Американская трагедия
Американская трагедия
Драйзер, Теодор
© Вершинина З., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Галь Н., перевод на русский язык, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО «Издательство «Эксмо». 2010
An American Tragedy
Dreiser, Theodore
© Horace Liveright, Inc., 1925
© Helen Dreiser, 1953
© Theodore Dreiser, 1926
It preferred the demonstrations that Kessell demanded of it to appease his own insecurities over the constant struggle of control it would face against the powerful demon.
Камень предпочел продолжать поддерживать Кесселла, вместо того чтобы вступить в борьбу с могучим демоном за власть над самим собой.
Salvatore, Robert / The Crystal ShardСальваторе, Роберт / Магический кристалл
Магический кристалл
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 1988 TSR, Inc.
© С. Топоров, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Фантастика", 2008
The Crystal Shard
Salvatore, Robert
© 1988 TSR, Inc.
For he had already learned that there were such restrictions. Hunger he had known; and when he could not appease his hunger he had felt restriction.
А в том, что такие преграды существуют, ему уже пришлось убедиться: он испытал голод и, не имея возможности утолить его, наткнулся на преграду своим желаниям.
London, Jack / White FangЛондон, Джек / Белый Клык
Белый Клык
Лондон, Джек
© Издательство «ОЛМА-ПРЕСС», 2002
White Fang
London, Jack
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1992
'Brother Archangias!' softly called the priest, as if to appease the fearful man.
– Брат Арканжиа! – негромко молвил аббат, призывая грозного монаха к снисходительности.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
I remember I was always trying to appease him in some way; I used to rush to kiss his hands, I was always kissing them, and I was always crying and crying.
Я, помню, всё хотел его чем-то обезоружить, бросался целовать его руки и целовал их и всё плакал-плакал.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
But only one who can appease their conscience can take over their freedom.
Но овладевает свободой людей лишь тот, кто успокоит их совесть.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Money, she decided, would incite rather than appease.
«Пожалуй, деньги успокоят их, – подумала Габриэль.
Feather, Jane / VelvetФэйзер, Джейн / Бархат
Фэйзер, Джейн
Feather, Jane
© 1994 by Jane Feather
"Lolth must be appeased.
– Нужно умиротворить Ллос.
Salvatore, Robert / HomelandСальваторе, Роберт / Отступник
Сальваторе, Роберт
© ИЦ "Максима", 2007
© 1990 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© А. Кострова, перевод, 2002
Salvatore, Robert
© 1990 TSR, Inc.
He somehow appeased her and promised to be back at nine o'clock; he kissed her warmly, kissed the baby and ran down quickly to Erkel.
Кое-как он уговорил ее и обещал вернуться ровно в девять часов; крепко поцеловал ее, поцеловал ребенка и быстро сбежал к Эркелю.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
As the distrust of Jasper was far from being appeased, Cap retained a supervisory power, while the young man was allowed to work the craft, subject, at all times, to the control and interference of the old seaman.
Недоверие к Джасперу еще далеко не рассеялось, поэтому Кэп сохранил право надзора над молодым капитаном, которого хотя и допустили к управлению судном, но только при условии, что старый моряк будет неусыпно за ним наблюдать.
Cooper, James Fenimore / The Pathfinder, or, the Inland SeaКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Следопыт, или На берегах Онтарио
Следопыт, или На берегах Онтарио
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© Издательство "Правда", 1981
The Pathfinder, or, the Inland Sea
Cooper, James Fenimore
© State University of New York 1981
All the other candidates complained that Candide had done them great injustice; but he appeased them by giving one hundred piastres to each.
Все прочие претенденты нашли, что Кандид был к ним глубоко несправедлив, но он утешил их, подарив каждому по сто пиастров,
Voltaire / CandideВольтер / Кандид
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1965
© 1918 by BONI & LIVERIGHT, INC.
The eyot stood within its protective teeth as if it had stood that way forever and would never be appeased.
Перед кораблём Великанов возвышалась гранитная твердыня в ожерелье рифов, причём с таким неприступным видом, словно не собиралась открывать своих тайн никому и никогда, до самого скончания времён.
Donaldson, Stephen R. / The One TreeДональдсон, Стивен Р. / Первое дерево
Первое дерево
Дональдсон, Стивен Р.
The One Tree
Donaldson, Stephen R.
© 1982 by Stephen R. Donaldson
Even the austere and exacting are usually appeased by the signs of contrition, but the nature of Deerslayer did not require proofs of intense feelings so strong in order to bring him down to a level with the regrets felt by the girl herself.
Даже люди суровые и властные обычно смягчаются, видя внешние признаки печали, но Зверобою с его характером не нужно было таких доказательств сердечного волнения, чтобы искренне пожалеть девушку.
Cooper, James Fenimore / The DeerslayerКупер, Джеймс Фенимор / Зверобой, или Первая тропа войны
Зверобой, или Первая тропа войны
Купер, Джеймс Фенимор
© Издательство "Детская литература", 1974
The Deerslayer
Cooper, James Fenimore
© Wordsworth Editions Limited 1995
I might foam at the mouth, but bring me a doll to play with, give me a cup of tea with sugar in it, and maybe I should be appeased.
У меня пена у рта, а принесите мне какую-нибудь куколку, дайте мне чайку с сахарцем, я, пожалуй, и успокоюсь.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Notes from the UndergroundДостоевский, Фёдор / Записки из подполья
Записки из подполья
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Наука", 1989
Notes from the Underground
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2008 by Classic House Books

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ə'piːzVerbуспокаивать; умиротворять; унимать; усмирятьExamples

They appeased stockowners by establishing veterinary departments to curb losses in the tropics. — Они успокоили скотоводов тем, что создали ветеринарные отделения, которые бы сдерживали падёж скота в тропиках.
Churchill was ready to make peace with Soviet Russia on the best terms available to appease the general situation. — Черчилль был готов заключить мирное соглашение с Советской Россией на самых лучших условиях, с тем, чтобы стабилизировать общую ситуацию.

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    translation added by Vladislav Larionov


to appease
to appease
easily appeased
become appeased

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)appeasing
Past Participle (Participle II)appeased
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I appeasewe appease
you appeaseyou appease
he/she/it appeasesthey appease
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am appeasingwe are appeasing
you are appeasingyou are appeasing
he/she/it is appeasingthey are appeasing
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have appeasedwe have appeased
you have appeasedyou have appeased
he/she/it has appeasedthey have appeased
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been appeasingwe have been appeasing
you have been appeasingyou have been appeasing
he/she/it has been appeasingthey have been appeasing
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I appeasedwe appeased
you appeasedyou appeased
he/she/it appeasedthey appeased
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was appeasingwe were appeasing
you were appeasingyou were appeasing
he/she/it was appeasingthey were appeasing
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had appeasedwe had appeased
you had appeasedyou had appeased
he/she/it had appeasedthey had appeased
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been appeasingwe had been appeasing
you had been appeasingyou had been appeasing
he/she/it had been appeasingthey had been appeasing
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will appeasewe shall/will appease
you will appeaseyou will appease
he/she/it will appeasethey will appease
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be appeasingwe shall/will be appeasing
you will be appeasingyou will be appeasing
he/she/it will be appeasingthey will be appeasing
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have appeasedwe shall/will have appeased
you will have appeasedyou will have appeased
he/she/it will have appeasedthey will have appeased
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been appeasingwe shall/will have been appeasing
you will have been appeasingyou will have been appeasing
he/she/it will have been appeasingthey will have been appeasing
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would appeasewe should/would appease
you would appeaseyou would appease
he/she/it would appeasethey would appease
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be appeasingwe should/would be appeasing
you would be appeasingyou would be appeasing
he/she/it would be appeasingthey would be appeasing
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have appeasedwe should/would have appeased
you would have appeasedyou would have appeased
he/she/it would have appeasedthey would have appeased
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been appeasingwe should/would have been appeasing
you would have been appeasingyou would have been appeasing
he/she/it would have been appeasingthey would have been appeasing
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am appeasedwe are appeased
you are appeasedyou are appeased
he/she/it is appeasedthey are appeased
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being appeasedwe are being appeased
you are being appeasedyou are being appeased
he/she/it is being appeasedthey are being appeased
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been appeasedwe have been appeased
you have been appeasedyou have been appeased
he/she/it has been appeasedthey have been appeased
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was appeasedwe were appeased
you were appeasedyou were appeased
he/she/it was appeasedthey were appeased
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being appeasedwe were being appeased
you were being appeasedyou were being appeased
he/she/it was being appeasedthey were being appeased
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been appeasedwe had been appeased
you had been appeasedyou had been appeased
he/she/it had been appeasedthey had been appeased
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be appeasedwe shall/will be appeased
you will be appeasedyou will be appeased
he/she/it will be appeasedthey will be appeased
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been appeasedwe shall/will have been appeased
you will have been appeasedyou will have been appeased
he/she/it will have been appeasedthey will have been appeased