1. make calm or still

quiet the dragons of worry and fear

calm, ↑calm down, ↑quiet, ↑tranquillize, ↑tranquillise, ↑quieten, ↑lull, ↑still
Ant: ↑agitate (for: ↑calm)
Derivationally related forms: ↑still (for: ↑still), ↑lull (for: ↑lull), ↑tranquilizer, ↑quiet (for: ↑quiet)
Hypernyms: ↑comfort, ↑soothe, ↑console, ↑solace
lull, ↑compose, ↑pacify, ↑lenify, ↑conciliate, ↑assuage, ↑appease, ↑mollify, ↑placate, ↑gentle, ↑gruntle, ↑reassure, ↑assure
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s somebody


Something ——s somebody


Sam cannot tranquilize Sue

2. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

The patient must be sedated before the operation

Syn: ↑sedate, ↑calm, ↑tranquillize, ↑tranquillise
Ant: ↑stimulate (for: ↑sedate)
Derivationally related forms: ↑tranquilliser (for: ↑tranquillise), ↑tranquillizer (for: ↑tranquillize), ↑tranquilizer, ↑calm (for: ↑calm), ↑sedative (for: ↑sedate), ↑sedation (for: ↑sedate)
Hypernyms: ↑affect
Hyponyms: ↑hypnotize, ↑hypnotise, ↑mesmerize, ↑mesmerise
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s somebody

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