Meaning of “sedate” - Learner’s Dictionary

sedate

verb [ T ] uk us /sɪˈdeɪt/

to give a person or animal a drug to make them feel calm

sedation uk us /sɪˈdeɪʃən/ noun [ U ]

She had to be put under sedation.

(Definition of “sedate verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)