| source : web1913 | Propitiate \Pro*pi"ti*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Propitiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Propitiating}.] [L. propitiatus, p. p. of propitiare to propitiate, fr. propitius favorable. See {Propitious}.] To appease to render favorable; to make propitious; to conciliate. Let fierce Achilles, dreadful in his rage, The god propitiate, and the pest assuage. --Pope. | source : web1913 | Propitiate \Pro*pi"ti*ate\, v. i. To make propitiation; to atone. | source : wn | propitiate v : make peace with [syn: {appease}]