HyperDic: tranquilize

English > 2 senses of the word tranquilize:
VERBemotiontranquilize, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
bodytranquilize, sedate, calm, tranquillize, tranquillisecause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
tranquilize > pronunciation
Soundstrae'ngkwahlay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > tranquilize: 2 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningmake calm or still.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot tranquilize Sue
Synonymscalm, calm down, quiet, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
Narrowercomposecalm (someone, especially oneself)
lullcalm by deception
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntleCause to be more favorably inclined
reassure, assureCause to feel sure
Broadercomfort, soothe, console, solaceGive moral or emotional strength to
Oppositeagitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upCause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Spanishaquietar, callar, calmar, serenar, tranquilizar
Catalanaquietar, asserenar, calmar, tranquil·litzar
Nounstranquilizera drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
English > tranquilize: 2 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningCause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymssedate, calm, 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
Nounstranquilizera drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity

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