tranquillize

(redirected from tranquillised)
Also found in: Thesaurus.

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.

tranquillize

(ˈtræŋkwɪˌlaɪz) ,

tranquillise

or

tranquilize

vb
to make or become calm or calmer
ˌtranquilliˈzation, ˌtranquilliˈsation, ˌtranquiliˈzation n

tranquillize


Past participle: tranquillized
Gerund: tranquillizing

Imperative
tranquillize
tranquillize
Present
I tranquillize
you tranquillize
he/she/it tranquillizes
we tranquillize
you tranquillize
they tranquillize
Preterite
I tranquillized
you tranquillized
he/she/it tranquillized
we tranquillized
you tranquillized
they tranquillized
Present Continuous
I am tranquillizing
you are tranquillizing
he/she/it is tranquillizing
we are tranquillizing
you are tranquillizing
they are tranquillizing
Present Perfect
I have tranquillized
you have tranquillized
he/she/it has tranquillized
we have tranquillized
you have tranquillized
they have tranquillized
Past Continuous
I was tranquillizing
you were tranquillizing
he/she/it was tranquillizing
we were tranquillizing
you were tranquillizing
they were tranquillizing
Past Perfect
I had tranquillized
you had tranquillized
he/she/it had tranquillized
we had tranquillized
you had tranquillized
they had tranquillized
Future
I will tranquillize
you will tranquillize
he/she/it will tranquillize
we will tranquillize
you will tranquillize
they will tranquillize
Future Perfect
I will have tranquillized
you will have tranquillized
he/she/it will have tranquillized
we will have tranquillized
you will have tranquillized
they will have tranquillized
Future Continuous
I will be tranquillizing
you will be tranquillizing
he/she/it will be tranquillizing
we will be tranquillizing
you will be tranquillizing
they will be tranquillizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tranquillizing
you have been tranquillizing
he/she/it has been tranquillizing
we have been tranquillizing
you have been tranquillizing
they have been tranquillizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tranquillizing
you will have been tranquillizing
he/she/it will have been tranquillizing
we will have been tranquillizing
you will have been tranquillizing
they will have been tranquillizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tranquillizing
you had been tranquillizing
he/she/it had been tranquillizing
we had been tranquillizing
you had been tranquillizing
they had been tranquillizing
Conditional
I would tranquillize
you would tranquillize
he/she/it would tranquillize
we would tranquillize
you would tranquillize
they would tranquillize
Past Conditional
I would have tranquillized
you would have tranquillized
he/she/it would have tranquillized
we would have tranquillized
you would have tranquillized
they would have tranquillized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.tranquillize - make calm or stilltranquillize - 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.tranquillize - cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative totranquillize - 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

tranquillize

verb calm, sedate, knock out, lull, drug, quiet, relax, compose, soothe, quell, pacify, stupefy, settle your nerves The powerful drug is used to tranquillize patients.
trouble, upset, confuse, disturb, distress, harass, agitate, ruffle, perturb

tranquilize

also tranquillize
verb
To make or become calm:
Translations

tranquillize

tranquilize (US) [ˈtræŋkwɪlaɪz] VTtranquilizar

tranquillize

[ˈtræŋkwəlaɪz] tranquilize (US) tranquillise (British) vt (= sedate) → endormir

tranquillize

, (US) tranquilize
vtberuhigen

tranquillize

tranquilize (Am) [ˈtræŋkwɪˌlaɪz] vt (Med) → calmare con un tranquillante
References in classic literature ?
Emma, who was not really at all frightened herself, tranquillised this excess of apprehension by assurances of Mrs.
Very soon you seemed to get used to me: I believe you felt the existence of sympathy between you and your grim and cross master, Jane; for it was astonishing to see how quickly a certain pleasant ease tranquillised your manner: snarl as I would, you showed no surprise, fear, annoyance, or displeasure at my moroseness; you watched me, and now and then smiled at me with a simple yet sagacious grace I cannot describe.
The only spark of encouragement in the case, was, that my hand upon the sufferer's breast had this much soothing influence, that for minutes at a time it tranquillised the figure.
But so deep an impression had the rejection of Quiteria made on Camacho's mind that it banished her at once from his thoughts; and so the counsels of the priest, who was a wise and kindly disposed man, prevailed with him, and by their means he and his partisans were pacified and tranquillised, and to prove it put up their swords again, inveighing against the pliancy of Quiteria rather than the craftiness of Basilio; Camacho maintaining that, if Quiteria as a maiden had such a love for Basilio, she would have loved him too as a married woman, and that he ought to thank heaven more for having taken her than for having given her.
Her feelings for one and the other were soon a little tranquillised by seeing the party in the meadow disperse, and Miss Crawford still on horseback, but attended by Edmund on foot, pass through a gate into the lane, and so into the park, and make towards the spot where she stood.
I have not yet tranquillised myself enough to see Frederica.
What congratulations were exchanged among the inmates at the Golden Key, when they were left alone; what an overflowing of joy and happiness there was among them; how incapable it was of expression in Barnaby's own person; and how he went wildly from one to another, until he became so far tranquillised, as to stretch himself on the ground beside his mother's couch and fall into a deep sleep; are matters that need not be told.
On the occasion of such conferences, they generally appeared in the office some half an hour after their usual time, and in a very smiling state, as though their late plots and designs had tranquillised their minds and shed a light upon their toilsome way.
The five-month-old orphan was The five-month-old orphan was eventually tranquillised and prised away eventually tranquillised and prised away from its mum, which died of a twisted gut from its mum, which died of a twisted gut in Samburu, Northern Kenya.
Could he not have been tranquillised and moved to another park or zoo?
THE final line of The Twelve Days of Christmas was rewritten yesterday when wildlife officers tranquillised this bear.
A YOUNG stag with wire tangled around its head had to be tranquillised so that it could be treated.