Examples of tranquilize in a Sentence
They tranquilized the bear with a dart so that it could be safely moved to a different area.
at long last the crying baby was tranquilized by the steady rocking of her cradle
Recent Examples of tranquilize from the Web
The animal was tranquilized and later let loose in the wild; Mr. Lovett simply returned to work.
The big cat was eventually tranquilized around 9:30 a.m., according to FOX 11.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff responded and safely tranquilized the animal at around 9:30 a.m. Residents in the neighborhood were asked to stay inside their homes during the incident.
In 2013, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials cited the farm for improperly storing kangaroos after one escaped, then died after being tranquilized and shocked by sheriff's deputies.
The farmer wanted to tranquilize her, the BBC wrote, but the local veterinarian was out of gas ammunition.
So far this year, the city has budgeted $370,000 and has tranquilized, captured and removed the ovaries of 19 does.
Often this happens when the animal is tranquilized.
The researchers took helicopters to find the bears, tranquilized them to put on the collars, and took weight and blood samples.
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First Known Use of tranquilize
TRANQUILIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tranquilize for English Language Learners
: to use a drug to cause (a person or animal) to become very relaxed and calm
medical Definition of tranquilize
tranquilizationor chiefly British tranquillization or tranquillisation play \ˌtraŋ-kwə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌtran-\ noun
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