What does soothe mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfort, soothe, console, solace(verb)

    give moral or emotional strength to

  2. soothe(verb)

    cause to feel better

    "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"


  1. soothe(Verb)

    To prove true; verify; confirm as true.

  2. soothe(Verb)

    To confirm the statements of; maintain the truthfulness of (a person); bear out.

  3. soothe(Verb)

    To assent to; yield to; humour by agreement or concession.

  4. soothe(Verb)

    To keep in good humour; wheedle; cajole; flatter.

  5. soothe(Verb)

    To restore to ease, comfort, or tranquility; relieve; calm; quiet; refresh.

  6. soothe(Verb)

    To allay; assuage; mitigate; soften.

  7. soothe(Verb)

    To smooth over; render less obnoxious.

  8. soothe(Verb)

    To calm or placate someone or some situation.

  9. soothe(Verb)

    To ease or relieve pain or suffering.

  10. soothe(Verb)

    To temporise by assent, concession, flattery, or cajolery.

  11. soothe(Verb)

    To bring comfort or relief.

  12. Origin: From sothen, from soþian, from sanþōnan, from sont-. Cognate with sande, sanna, sanna, , . See also sooth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soothe(adj)

    to assent to as true

  2. Soothe(adj)

    to assent to; to comply with; to gratify; to humor by compliance; to please with blandishments or soft words; to flatter

  3. Soothe(adj)

    to assuage; to mollify; to calm; to comfort; as, to soothe a crying child; to soothe one's sorrows


  1. Soothe

    Soothe is a Bjørn Lynne dance album released in 2004.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Soothe

    sōōth, v.t. to please with soft words: to flatter: to soften, allay.—ns. Sooth′er, one who, or that which, soothes: (Shak.) one who gains by blandishments, a flatterer; Sooth′ing (Shak.), flattery (also adj.).—adv. Sooth′ingly. [A.S. gesóthian, to confirm as true—sóth, true.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of soothe in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of soothe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of soothe in a Sentence

  1. Fox News:

    50 More Ways To Soothe Yourself Without Food.

  2. Elif Ozmenek:

    Merkel is coming tomorrow to soothe both sides.

  3. William Congreve:

    Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

  4. William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, Act 1 Scene 1:

    Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

  5. William Congreve:

    Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

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