But you make peace with your enemies, not with your friends.
What has happened instead is that Israel has become so comfortable and so secure that it doesn't see a need to make peace.
The Syrian administration must make peace with its own people.
The hardest part of my particular journey was trying to make peace with the fact that I survived, while my team did not.
Committed offers her a chance to make peace with the institution of marriage.
The king will now make peace under worse circumstances on his side, because he makes it later than he might have done.
If we make peace we must do so as people who must live and die here.
To avoid these deplorable alternatives Polk thought of practically setting up a government with which to make peace.
Later we again suggested that we should make peace proposals to the British.
Three chiefs came to him, and said they would go to the rest and try to make peace.
mid-12c., "freedom from civil disorder," from Anglo-French pes, Old French pais "peace, reconciliation, silence, permission" (11c., Modern French paix), from Latin pacem (nominative pax) "compact, agreement, treaty of peace, tranquility, absence of war" (source of Provençal patz, Spanish paz, Italian pace), from PIE *pag-/*pak- "fasten," related to pacisci "to covenant or agree" (see pact).
Replaced Old English frið, also sibb, which also meant "happiness." Modern spelling is 1500s, reflecting vowel shift. Sense in peace of mind is from c.1200. Used in various greetings from c.1300, from Biblical Latin pax, Greek eirene, which were used by translators to render Hebrew shalom, properly "safety, welfare, prosperity."
Sense of "quiet" is attested by 1300; meaning "absence or cessation of war or hostility" is attested from c.1300. As a type of hybrid tea rose (developed 1939 in France by Francois Meilland), so called from 1944. Native American peace pipe is first recorded 1760. Peace-officer attested from 1714. Peace offering is from 1530s. Phrase peace with honor first recorded 1607 (in "Coriolanus"). The U.S. Peace Corps was set up March 1, 1962. Peace sign, both the hand gesture and the graphic, attested from 1968.