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Turkish translation of “pacify”

pacify

verb [T]     /ˈpæsɪfaɪ/
to do something in order to make someone less angry or upset
yatıştırmak, sakinleştirmek, teskin etmek
She smiled at Jamie to pacify him.Calming and relaxingMaking things betterBecoming betterPeace
(Definition of pacify verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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