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Definition 1: the largest ocean in the world - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for pacific in the sense of this definition

(pacific is an instance of ...) a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

(pacific is a part of ...) part of the Pacific off the east coast of Asia

(pacific is a part of ...) part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia

(pacific is a part of ...) a gulf of the Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and the Alexander Archipelago

(pacific is a part of ...) an arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico

(pacific is a part of ...) an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan; surrounded by the islands of Honshu and Shikoku and Kyushu and linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel; the chief port is Hiroshima

(pacific is a part of ...) that part of the Pacific Ocean to the north of the equator

(pacific is a part of ...) a bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu

(pacific is a part of ...) a coast of the Pacific Ocean

(pacific is a part of ...) an inlet of the North Pacific in northwestern Washington State

(pacific is a part of ...) a bay of the Pacific in southern California

(pacific is a part of ...) a bay of the Pacific in western California

(pacific is a part of ...) an arm of the Pacific bordered by Japan, Korea, North Korea, and Russia

(pacific is a part of ...) an arm of the Pacific to the east of Asia

(pacific is a part of ...) a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons

(pacific is a part of ...) that part of the Pacific Ocean to the south of the equator

(pacific is a part of ...) an arm of the southern Pacific Ocean between southeastern Australia and New Zealand

(pacific is a part of ...) an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia

(pacific is a part of ...) part of the North Pacific between Alaska and Siberia; connected to the Arctic Ocean by the Bering Strait

(pacific is a part of ...) a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia

(pacific is a part of ...) a Mexican island in the Pacific to the west of Baja California

(pacific is a part of ...) an archipelago in the North Pacific extending southwest from Alaska

(pacific is a part of ...) a large group of islands in the south Pacific including Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia (and sometimes Australasia and the Malay Archipelago)

(pacific is a part of ...) Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring islands in the South Pacific

(pacific is a part of ...) islands of central and South Pacific (Indonesia and Melanesia and Micronesia and Polynesia)

(pacific is a part of ...) an island in the western Pacific between Guam and Hawaii

(pacific is a part of ...) a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia

(pacific is a part of ...) a Pacific island to the north of Australia; the 2nd largest island in the world; the western part is governed by Indonesia and the eastern part is Papua New Guinea

(pacific is a part of ...) a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean

(pacific is a part of ...) a group of Japanese Islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of the Marianas

(pacific is a part of ...) North Island and South Island and adjacent small islands in the South Pacific

(pacific is a part of ...) a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean

(pacific is a part of ...) an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands

(pacific is a part of ...) an island resort in the Pacific off the southwestern coast of California

(pacific is a part of ...) the southern waters surrounding Antarctica

(pacific is the region of the domain of ...) a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte

(pacific is the region of the domain of ...) a bloody and prolonged operation on the island of Iwo Jima in which American marines landed and defeated Japanese defenders (February and March 1945)

Definition 2: relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where pacific or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Pacific islands

Definition 3: promoting peace - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pacific or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the result of this pacific policy was that no troops were called up

(pacific is similar to ...) intended to placate

"spoke in a conciliating tone" "a conciliatory visit"

Definition 4: disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where pacific or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the pacific temper seeks to settle disputes on grounds of justice rather than by force
  • a quiet and peaceable person
  • in a peaceable and orderly manner

Synonyms for pacific in the sense of this definition

(pacific is similar to ...) not disturbed by strife or turmoil or war

"a peaceful nation" "peaceful times" "a far from peaceful Christmas" "peaceful sleep"

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