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peace

other word formation type conversion from noun to verb; verb
Peace, V - To leave [Metaphorical conversion from Noun to Verb of original root morpheme, no new affixes added]
 
I'm going to peace guys, later.
Etymology : The usage of this word as verb seems to show origin in the practice of wishing people "peace" as you leave a conversation or meeting (ie, 'I'm going to leave guys, peace'). The word shows metaphorical conversion from noun to verb, taking the idea of a goodbye wish and transforming it into the action of departing. The word doesn't seem to apply to a particular social group, and the speaker's motive is unclear, as the word does not seem to add any sort of emphasis/feeling/succinctness over merely saying "leave."
Source : Member of Rice Society of Automotive Engineers before leaving a group meeting - Sept 2008
Last modified: 21 November 2008


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