What does sooth mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soothnoun

    truth or reality

    "in sooth"

Wiktionary

  1. soothnoun

    Truth.

    In sooth, I know not why I am so sad. - William Shakespeare (Merchant of Venice, Act I, Scene 1)

    Etymology: sooth, from soþ, from sanþaz, from es-ont-, from es-. Akin to soþ, sand, sannr, 0343033F033D033E0330, seon, synn. More at sin.

  2. soothadjective

    True.

    Etymology: sooth, from soþ, from sanþaz, from es-ont-, from es-. Akin to soþ, sand, sannr, 0343033F033D033E0330, seon, synn. More at sin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sooth

    true; faithful; trustworthy

    Etymology: [OE. soth, AS. s, for san; akin to OS. s, OHG. sand, Icel. sannr, Sw. sann, Dan. sand, Skr. sat, sant, real, genuine, present, being; properly p. pr. from a root meaning, to be, Skr. as, L. esse; also akin to Goth. sunjis true, Gr. 'eteo`s, Skr. satya. 9. Cf. Absent, Am, Essence, Is, Soothe, Sutee.]

  2. Sooth

    pleasing; delightful; sweet

    Etymology: [OE. soth, AS. s, for san; akin to OS. s, OHG. sand, Icel. sannr, Sw. sann, Dan. sand, Skr. sat, sant, real, genuine, present, being; properly p. pr. from a root meaning, to be, Skr. as, L. esse; also akin to Goth. sunjis true, Gr. 'eteo`s, Skr. satya. 9. Cf. Absent, Am, Essence, Is, Soothe, Sutee.]

  3. Soothadjective

    truth; reality

    Etymology: [OE. soth, AS. s, for san; akin to OS. s, OHG. sand, Icel. sannr, Sw. sann, Dan. sand, Skr. sat, sant, real, genuine, present, being; properly p. pr. from a root meaning, to be, Skr. as, L. esse; also akin to Goth. sunjis true, Gr. 'eteo`s, Skr. satya. 9. Cf. Absent, Am, Essence, Is, Soothe, Sutee.]

  4. Soothadjective

    augury; prognostication

    Etymology: [OE. soth, AS. s, for san; akin to OS. s, OHG. sand, Icel. sannr, Sw. sann, Dan. sand, Skr. sat, sant, real, genuine, present, being; properly p. pr. from a root meaning, to be, Skr. as, L. esse; also akin to Goth. sunjis true, Gr. 'eteo`s, Skr. satya. 9. Cf. Absent, Am, Essence, Is, Soothe, Sutee.]

  5. Soothadjective

    blandishment; cajolery

    Etymology: [OE. soth, AS. s, for san; akin to OS. s, OHG. sand, Icel. sannr, Sw. sann, Dan. sand, Skr. sat, sant, real, genuine, present, being; properly p. pr. from a root meaning, to be, Skr. as, L. esse; also akin to Goth. sunjis true, Gr. 'eteo`s, Skr. satya. 9. Cf. Absent, Am, Essence, Is, Soothe, Sutee.]

Freebase

  1. Sooth

    Saunth, is a sweet chutney used in Indian chaats. It is made from dried ginger and imli paste, hence the name. The chutney is brownish-red in colour. Modern sooth is often made with dates. However, sooth made with dried ginger adds a special flavour to the chaat and is preferred in most parts of North India.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sooth

    sōōth, n. truth, reality.—adj. true: pleasing.—adv. indeed.—adj. Sooth′fast, truthful, honest, faithful.—adv. Sooth′fastly.—n. Sooth′fastness.—advs. Sooth′ly, Sooth′lich (Spens.), truly, indeed.—v.i. Sooth′say, to foretell, to divine.—ns. Sooth′sayer, one who divines, esp. a pretender to the power; Sooth′saying, divination, prediction. [A.S. sóth, true; Ice. sannr, true.]

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  1. Sotho

  2. shoot

  3. hoots

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sooth in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sooth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sooth in a Sentence

  1. Derek Burleton:

    At the margin, it's reassuring. It's not a robust employment report but given all the negativity it might help to sooth some of the recent fears, we've just had so much bad news - oil, falling further - just such a bad start to the year that it's nice to get a bit of data that was a little bit better than consensus.

  2. Philip Sidney:

    With a tale, for sooth, he comet unto you; with a tale which holdeth children from play, and old men from the chimney corner.

  3. Francois Rabelais:

    In sooth, it is a shame to choose rather to be still borrowing in all places, from everybody, than to work and win.

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