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se·date

sedate

 
 
pronunciation:
sih deIt
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
definition: composed and dignified.
synonyms:
calm, sober, tranquil
antonyms:
agitated
similar words:
cool, level, placid, serene, serious, still
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: sedates, sedating, sedated
definition: to give a drug to so as to tranquilize or cause a sleeping state.
similar words:
calm, drug
derivations: sedately (adv.), sedateness (n.)