sedate

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin sedatum, past participle of sedare (to settle), causative of sedere (to sit).

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sedate (comparative more sedate, superlative most sedate)

  1. in a composed and temperate state.

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sedate (third-person singular simple present sedates, present participle sedating, simple past and past participle sedated)

  1. to tranquilize by giving a sedative; to calm; to soothe; to induce sleep.

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Verb[edit]

sedate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of sedare
  2. second-person plural imperative of sedare
  3. feminine plural of sedato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

sēdāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of sēdō