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se·date 1

 (sĭ-dāt′)
adj.
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.

[Latin sēdātus, past participle of sēdāre, to settle, calm; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

se·date′ly adv.
se·date′ness n.

se·date 2

 (sĭ-dāt′)
tr.v. se·dat·ed, se·dat·ing, se·dates
To administer a sedative to (a person or animal); calm by means of a sedative drug.

[Back-formation from sedative and sedation.]

sedate

(sɪˈdeɪt)
adj
1. habitually calm and composed in manner; serene
2. staid, sober, or decorous
[C17: from Latin sēdāre to soothe; related to sedēre to sit]
seˈdately adv
seˈdateness n

sedate

(sɪˈdeɪt)
vb
(Medicine) (tr) to administer a sedative to
[C20: back formation from sedative]

se•date

(sɪˈdeɪt)

adj., v. -dat•ed, -dat•ing. adj.
1. calm, quiet, or composed; undisturbed.
v.t.
2. to put under sedation.
[1640–50; < Latin sēdātus, past participle of sēdāre to calm, allay; akin to sedēre to sit]
se•date′ly, adv.
se•date′ness, n.

sedate


Past participle: sedated
Gerund: sedating

Imperative
sedate
sedate
Present
I sedate
you sedate
he/she/it sedates
we sedate
you sedate
they sedate
Preterite
I sedated
you sedated
he/she/it sedated
we sedated
you sedated
they sedated
Present Continuous
I am sedating
you are sedating
he/she/it is sedating
we are sedating
you are sedating
they are sedating
Present Perfect
I have sedated
you have sedated
he/she/it has sedated
we have sedated
you have sedated
they have sedated
Past Continuous
I was sedating
you were sedating
he/she/it was sedating
we were sedating
you were sedating
they were sedating
Past Perfect
I had sedated
you had sedated
he/she/it had sedated
we had sedated
you had sedated
they had sedated
Future
I will sedate
you will sedate
he/she/it will sedate
we will sedate
you will sedate
they will sedate
Future Perfect
I will have sedated
you will have sedated
he/she/it will have sedated
we will have sedated
you will have sedated
they will have sedated
Future Continuous
I will be sedating
you will be sedating
he/she/it will be sedating
we will be sedating
you will be sedating
they will be sedating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been sedating
you have been sedating
he/she/it has been sedating
we have been sedating
you have been sedating
they have been sedating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been sedating
you will have been sedating
he/she/it will have been sedating
we will have been sedating
you will have been sedating
they will have been sedating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been sedating
you had been sedating
he/she/it had been sedating
we had been sedating
you had been sedating
they had been sedating
Conditional
I would sedate
you would sedate
he/she/it would sedate
we would sedate
you would sedate
they would sedate
Past Conditional
I would have sedated
you would have sedated
he/she/it would have sedated
we would have sedated
you would have sedated
they would have sedated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sedate - cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative tosedate - 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
energize, perk up, energise, stimulate, arouse, brace - cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"
Adj.1.sedate - characterized by dignity and propriety
decorous - characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct; "the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme"
2.sedate - dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"
serious - concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities; "a serious student of history"; "a serious attempt to learn to ski"; "gave me a serious look"; "a serious young man"; "are you serious or joking?"; "Don't be so serious!"

sedate

verb
1. drug, knock out, dope, anaesthetize, tranquillize, put under sedation, give a sedative to The patient was sedated.

sedate

adjective
Full of or marked by dignity and seriousness:
Translations
رَزين، رَصينيُعْطي مُسَكِّنا
dát sedativumrozvážný
berolige
gefa róandi lyfhæglátur, alvörugefinn
cienīgsmierīgsnomierināt ar zālēmnosvērts
dať sedatívum
ağır başlısakinsakinleştirmek

sedate

[sɪˈdeɪt]
A. ADJ (sedater (compar) (sedatest (superl))) → serio, formal
B. VT (Med) → sedar

sedate

[sɪˈdeɪt]
adj
(= calm and dignified) [person] → posé(e)
(= unhurried) [pace] → modéré(e); [game] → sans relief
The car moved off at a sedate pace → La voiture s'éloigna à une allure modérée.
vt [+ patient] → donner des sédatifs à

sedate

adj (+er)gesetzt; little girl, colourruhig; furnishings, décorgediegen; lifegeruhsam; placebeschaulich; partyruhig, gesittet; speedgemächlich; prosebedächtig; at a sedate pacein gemessenem Tempo; in a sedate mannerruhig, gemessen
vtBeruhigungsmittel geben (+dat), → sedieren (spec); he was heavily sedateder stand stark unter dem Einfluss von Beruhigungsmitteln

sedate

[sɪˈdeɪt]
1. adjposato/a, pacato/a
2. vt (Med) → somministrare sedativi a

sedate1

(siˈdeit) adjective
calm, serious and dignified. a sedate, middle-aged woman.
seˈdately adverb
seˈdateness noun

sedate2

(siˈdeit) verb
to give a sedative. The doctor sedated her with some pills.
sedative (ˈsedətiv) noun, adjective
(a medicine, drug etc) having a soothing or calming effect. This medicine will have a sedative effect.

sedate

vt sedar, tranquilizar
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