HyperDic: sedate

English > 3 senses of the word sedate:
ADJECTIVEallsedate, staidcharacterized by dignity and propriety
allsedate, grave, sober, solemndignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises
VERBbodysedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillisecause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
sedate > pronunciation
Soundssihdey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > sedate: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by dignity and propriety.
Synonymstaid
BroaderdecorousCharacterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
Spanishestable, estático, fijo, formal, sedentario, serio, sobrio
Nounssedatenessa trait of dignified seriousness
English > sedate: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises.
Example "a quiet sedate nature"
Synonymsgrave, sober, solemn
Broaderseriousconcerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
Spanishformal, grave, solemne
Catalanformal, greu, solemne
Nounssedatenessa trait of dignified seriousness
English > sedate: 3 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningCause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The patient must be sedated before the operation"
Synonymscalm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise
Narrowerhypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmeriseinduce hypnosis in
Broaderaffectact physically on
Oppositestimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Spanishsedar
Catalansedar
Adjectivessedativetending to soothe or tranquilize
Nounssedationthe administration of a sedative agent or drug

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