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Meaning of word sedate from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

sedate   verb

Meaning : Cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.

Example : The patient must be sedated before the operation.

Synonyms : calm, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize

Cause to be alert and energetic.

Coffee and tea stimulate me.
This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate.
arouse, brace, energise, energize, perk up, stimulate

sedate   adjective

Meaning : Characterized by dignity and propriety.

Synonyms : staid

Meaning : Dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises.

Example : A grave God-fearing man.
A quiet sedate nature.
As sober as a judge.
A solemn promise.
The judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence.

Synonyms : grave, sober, solemn