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EtymologyEdit

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

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  • Rhymes: -eɪt

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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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sēdāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of sēdō

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