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Meaning of TRANQUILIZE

Pronunciation:  'trangkwu`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
  2. [v]  make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
 

TRANQUILIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: calm, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, sedate, still, tranquillise, tranquillise, tranquillize, tranquillize
 
 Antonyms: agitate, arouse, brace, charge, charge up, commove, energise, energize, excite, perk up, rouse, stimulate, turn on
 
 See Also: appease, assuage, assure, comfort, compose, conciliate, console, gentle, gruntle, hypnotise, hypnotize, lenify, mesmerise, mesmerize, mollify, pacify, placate, reassure, solace, soothe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tran"quil*ize\, Tranquillize \Tran"quil*lize\, v.
t. [imp. & p. p. {Tranquilized}or {Tranquilliized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Tranquilizing}or {Tranquillizing}.] [Cf. F.
tranquilliser.]
To render tranquil; to allay when agitated; to compose; to
make calm and peaceful; as, to tranquilize a state disturbed
by factions or civil commotions; to tranquilize the mind.

Syn: To quiet; compose; still; soothe; appease; calm; pacify.

 

 

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