What does soothe mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. comfort, soothe, console, solaceverb

    give moral or emotional strength to

  2. sootheverb

    cause to feel better

    "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation"

Wiktionary

  1. sootheverb

    To prove true; verify; confirm as true.

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

  2. sootheverb

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

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

  3. sootheverb

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

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

  4. sootheverb

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

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

  5. sootheverb

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

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

  6. sootheverb

    To allay; assuage; mitigate; soften.

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

  7. sootheverb

    To smooth over; render less obnoxious.

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

  8. sootheverb

    To calm or placate someone or some situation.

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

  9. sootheverb

    To ease or relieve pain or suffering.

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

  10. sootheverb

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

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

  11. sootheverb

    To bring comfort or relief.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sootheadjective

    to assent to as true

  2. Sootheadjective

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

  3. Sootheadjective

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

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Joanna Gaines:

    The one thing I remember most about Joanna Gaines stories, Joanna Gaines would always tell us when we were little, ‘ When I moved here when I was 19, I would cry myself to sleep every night because I missed my mother’s food, ’ and so Joanna Gaines, somehow, found some Korean women in the community that would cook for Joanna Gaines and then that would kind of just soothe Joanna Gaines.

  2. Michael Pillsbury:

    There is no specific agreement for a phased rollback of the tariffs, the American side has been ambiguous when and which tariffs will be lifted. The Chinese have some wishful thinking and are trying to soothe their domestic hardliners that the tariffs will someday come off.

  3. 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.

  4. Elif Ozmenek:

    Merkel is coming tomorrow to soothe both sides.

  5. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th earl of Chesterfield, 1749:

    That ready wit, which you so partially allow me, ... may create many admirers; but, take my word for it, it makes few friends. It shines and dazzles like the noonday sun, but, like that, too, it is very apt to scorch, and therefore is always feared. The milder morning and evening light and heat of that planet soothe and calm our minds. Never seek for wit; if it present itself, well and good; but even then, let your judgement interpose, and take care that it be not at the expense of anybody.

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