tranquilize


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tran·quil·ize

also tran·quil·lize  (trăng′kwə-līz′, trăn′-)
v. tran·quil·ized, tran·quil·iz·ing, tran·quil·iz·es also tran·quil·lized or tran·quil·liz·ing or tran·quil·liz·es
v.tr.
1. To make tranquil; pacify: "Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose" (Mary Shelley).
2. To sedate or relieve of anxiety or tension by the administration of a drug.
v.intr.
1. To become tranquil; relax.
2. To have a calming or soothing effect.

tran′quil·i·za′tion (-kwə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.

tran•quil•ize

or tran•quil•lize

(ˈtræŋ kwəˌlaɪz)

v.t., v.i. -ized or -lized, -iz•ing or -liz•ing.
to make or become tranquil.
[1615–25]

tranquilize


Past participle: tranquilized
Gerund: tranquilizing

Imperative
tranquilize
tranquilize
Present
I tranquilize
you tranquilize
he/she/it tranquilizes
we tranquilize
you tranquilize
they tranquilize
Preterite
I tranquilized
you tranquilized
he/she/it tranquilized
we tranquilized
you tranquilized
they tranquilized
Present Continuous
I am tranquilizing
you are tranquilizing
he/she/it is tranquilizing
we are tranquilizing
you are tranquilizing
they are tranquilizing
Present Perfect
I have tranquilized
you have tranquilized
he/she/it has tranquilized
we have tranquilized
you have tranquilized
they have tranquilized
Past Continuous
I was tranquilizing
you were tranquilizing
he/she/it was tranquilizing
we were tranquilizing
you were tranquilizing
they were tranquilizing
Past Perfect
I had tranquilized
you had tranquilized
he/she/it had tranquilized
we had tranquilized
you had tranquilized
they had tranquilized
Future
I will tranquilize
you will tranquilize
he/she/it will tranquilize
we will tranquilize
you will tranquilize
they will tranquilize
Future Perfect
I will have tranquilized
you will have tranquilized
he/she/it will have tranquilized
we will have tranquilized
you will have tranquilized
they will have tranquilized
Future Continuous
I will be tranquilizing
you will be tranquilizing
he/she/it will be tranquilizing
we will be tranquilizing
you will be tranquilizing
they will be tranquilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tranquilizing
you have been tranquilizing
he/she/it has been tranquilizing
we have been tranquilizing
you have been tranquilizing
they have been tranquilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tranquilizing
you will have been tranquilizing
he/she/it will have been tranquilizing
we will have been tranquilizing
you will have been tranquilizing
they will have been tranquilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tranquilizing
you had been tranquilizing
he/she/it had been tranquilizing
we had been tranquilizing
you had been tranquilizing
they had been tranquilizing
Conditional
I would tranquilize
you would tranquilize
he/she/it would tranquilize
we would tranquilize
you would tranquilize
they would tranquilize
Past Conditional
I would have tranquilized
you would have tranquilized
he/she/it would have tranquilized
we would have tranquilized
you would have tranquilized
they would have tranquilized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tranquilize - make calm or stilltranquilize - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
lull - calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
compose - calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet; "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
appease, assuage, conciliate, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate - cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
reassure, assure - cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
comfort, console, solace, soothe - give moral or emotional strength to
2.tranquilize - cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative totranquilize - cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
affect - act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate"
hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise, mesmerize - induce hypnosis in

tranquilize

also tranquillize
verb
To make or become calm:
Translations
tranquilizartranqüilizar

tranquilize

vt (esp. vet) sedar, tranquilizar (esp. vet)
References in classic literature ?
Elinor paid her every quiet and unobtrusive attention in her power; and she would have tried to sooth and tranquilize her still more, had not Marianne entreated her, with all the eagerness of the most nervous irritability, not to speak to her for the world.
In a few days I will write to Miss Vanstone, and will do my best to tranquilize her mind on the subject of her sister.
I needed some real danger and some mortal risk to run, to tranquilize me.
XE) tranquilize Erbitux for medicine of an extra sort of disease.
After an effort of nearly six hours, forest guards were able to tranquilize and cage the animal.
The animals incited an early morning chaos in the city until zoo officials were able to tranquilize and move the elephants to a safer location.
The Killers scored Best Indie/ Alternative Group and Best Indie/ Alternative track for Tranquilize.