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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. make calm or still;
- Example: "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
[syn: calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still]

2. cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to;
- Example: "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
[syn: sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tranquillise v 1: make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear" [syn: calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still] [ant: agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, rouse, turn on] 2: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation" [syn: sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise] [ant: arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate]