What does tranquilize mean?

Definitions for tranquilize
ˈtræŋ kwəˌlaɪztran·quil·ize

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word tranquilize.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillverb

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

  2. sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquilliseverb

    cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

    "The patient must be sedated before the operation"

Wiktionary

  1. tranquilizeverb

    To use a drug to sedate a person or animal.

  2. tranquilizeverb

    To make something or someone tranquil; to pacify or calm.

  3. tranquilizeverb

    To become tranquil; to relax.

  4. tranquilizeverb

    To calm down.

Wikipedia

  1. Tranquilize

    "Tranquilize" is a song by Las Vegas-based rock band the Killers, featuring Lou Reed. Written by Brandon Flowers, it is featured on the compilation album Sawdust. The song was made available for download on iTunes from October 12, 2007. A limited edition etched 7-inch vinyl of "Tranquilize" was available from November 5, featuring a lyric from the song hand-picked by Brandon Flowers etched on one side. The song reached number 13 on the UK Singles Chart and also charted in Australia, Austria, and Canada. It won Best International Alternative/Indie Track at NME's first ever USA awards. It was featured in a trailer for the fifth and final season of HBO's original series Boardwalk Empire.

ChatGPT

  1. tranquilize

    To tranquilize means to make something or someone calm, peaceful, or relaxed, often with the use of drugs, especially in cases of anxiety or tension. It can also refer to the act of suppressing or reducing unwanted or violent activity or behavior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tranquilizeverb

    alt. of Tranquillize

Wikidata

  1. Tranquilize

    "Tranquilize" is a song by Las Vegas-based rock band, The Killers featuring Lou Reed. The song was written by Brandon Flowers and it is featured on the compilation album Sawdust. The song was made available for download on iTunes from October 12, 2007. There was also a limited edition etched 7" vinyl of "Tranquilize" available from November 5, featuring a lyric from the song hand picked by Brandon Flowers etched onto one side. The song reached #13 on the UK Singles Chart and #11 on the Download chart. The track also won Best International Alternative/Indie Track at NME's first ever USA awards.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tranquilize in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tranquilize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tranquilize in a Sentence

  1. Reggie Bonds:

    I would only shoot it as a last resort .... I hope they can tranquilize it, i am wondering how it got here, but it probably was someone's pet.

  2. Mary Shelley:

    Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye.


Translations for tranquilize

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  • laantua, rauhoittaa, rauhoittua, [[antaa]] [[rauhoittavia]] [[lääkkeitä]], antaa [[rauhoittavaa]], asettuaFinnish
  • 鎮めるJapanese
  • tranquilizarPortuguese

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