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Dictionary definition for: Sedate

1. (v) cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation"

2. (s) characterized by dignity and propriety

3. (s) dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "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"

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