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Definitions and Synonyms of tranquillize | Another word for tranquillize | What is tranquillize?

Definition 1: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to - [verb of body]

Samples where tranquillize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The patient must be sedated before the operation

Synonyms for tranquillize in the sense of this definition

(tranquillize is a kind of ...) act physically on; have an effect upon

"the medicine affects my heart rate"

(... is a kind of tranquillize ) induce hypnosis in

Definition 2: make calm or still - [verb of emotion]

Samples where tranquillize or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Synonyms for tranquillize in the sense of this definition

(tranquillize is a kind of ...) give moral or emotional strength to

(... is a kind of tranquillize ) calm by deception

"Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"

(... is a kind of tranquillize ) calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet

"She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"

(... is a kind of tranquillize ) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

"She managed to mollify the angry customer"

(... is a kind of tranquillize ) cause to feel sure; give reassurance to

"The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"

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