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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.

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 ?
I have not yet tranquillised myself enough to see Frederica.
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.
Emma, who was not really at all frightened herself, tranquillised this excess of apprehension by assurances of Mrs.
The 29st silverback was kept calm by the worker and drank his fill of squash before being tranquillised and moved to safety, said zoological director Prof David Field.
A WILD elephant has rampaged through Siliguri, in West Bengal state, smashing cars and homes and sending panicked people running before the animal was tranquillised to be returned to the forest.
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.
Then the pair are tranquillised and taken from Canada to a national park in Idaho.
According to sources, the leopard managed to stay afloat in the 40 feet deep well before being tranquillised and slowly lifted up in a net.
Kerry Sparrow claimed she was heavily tranquillised when she gave a statement to the police.