tranquillize

  • 1 tranquillize — (Amer.) tran·quil·lize || træŋkwɪlaɪz v. quiet, calm, pacify; become calm; have a calming effect (also tranquillise) …

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  • 2 tranquillize — (also tranquillise; US tranquilize) ► VERB 1) (usu. as adj. tranquillizing) (of a drug) have a calming or sedative effect on. 2) administer such a drug to …

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  • 3 tranquillize — UK [ˈtræŋkwɪlaɪz] / US [ˈtræŋkwəˌlaɪz] verb [transitive] Word forms tranquillize : present tense I/you/we/they tranquillize he/she/it tranquillizes present participle tranquillizing past tense tranquillized past participle tranquillized to make a …

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  • 4 Tranquillize — Tranquilize Tran quil*ize, Tranquillize Tran quil*lize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tranquilized}or {Tranquilliized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tranquilizing}or {Tranquillizing}.] [Cf. F. tranquilliser.] To render tranquil; to allay when agitated; to compose; to …

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  • 5 tranquillize — [[t]træ̱ŋkwɪlaɪz[/t]] tranquillizes, tranquillizing, tranquillized VERB (The spellings tranquilize in American English, and tranquillise in British English are also used.) To tranquillize a person or an animal means to make them become calm,… …

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  • 6 tranquillize — tranquillity, tranquillize, tranquillizer are spelt with two ls in BrE, but usually with one l in AmE. The adverb is tranquilly in both varieties …

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  • 7 tranquillize — verb see tranquilize …

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  • 8 tranquillize — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb See tranquilize …

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  • 9 tranquillize — tran|quil|lize tranquillise BrE tranquilize AmE [ˈtræŋkwılaız] v [T] to make a person or animal calm or unconscious by using a drug …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 tranquillize — tran|quil|lize [ træŋkwə,laız ] a British spelling of tranquilize …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 tranquillize — or tranquillise; US tranquilize verb [usu. as adjective tranquillizing] (especially of a drug) have a calming or sedative effect on. ↘administer a tranquillizing drug to. Derivatives tranquillizer noun …

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  • 12 tranquillize — v. a. Calm, quiet, silent, still, compose, lull, hush, quell, lay, allay, pacify, soothe, appease, assuage, moderate, make tranquil …

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  • 13 tranquillize — also ise BrE tranquilize AmE verb (T) to make a person or animal calm or unconscious by using a drug …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 tranquillize — tran·quil·lize …

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  • 15 tranquillize — v.tr. (US tranquilize, ise) make tranquil, esp. by a drug etc …

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  • 16 tranquillized — tranquillize (Amer.) tran·quil·lize || træŋkwɪlaɪz v. quiet, calm, pacify; become calm; have a calming effect (also tranquillise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 tranquillizes — tranquillize (Amer.) tran·quil·lize || træŋkwɪlaɪz v. quiet, calm, pacify; become calm; have a calming effect (also tranquillise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 tranquillizing — tranquillize (Amer.) tran·quil·lize || træŋkwɪlaɪz v. quiet, calm, pacify; become calm; have a calming effect (also tranquillise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 tranquillise — verb 1. make calm or still quiet the dragons of worry and fear • Syn: ↑calm, ↑calm down, ↑quiet, ↑tranquilize, ↑tranquillize, ↑quieten, ↑lull, ↑still …

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  • 20 Tranquilizer — Sedativum (fachsprachlich); Beruhigungsmittel * * * Tran|qui|li|zer 〈[træ̣ηkwılaızə(r)] m. 3〉 beruhigendes Arzneimittel; Sy Ataraktikum [<engl. tranquilize „beruhigen“] * * * Tran|qui|li|zer [ træŋkwɪlaɪzə[r]; engl. tranquilize = beruhigen… …

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