- [verb] make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
Synonyms: calm, calm down, quiet, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
- [verb] cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"
Synonyms: sedate, calm, tranquillize, tranquillise
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntle
hypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmerise