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"

Wiktionary

  1. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    To allay; assuage; mitigate; soften.

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

  7. soothe(Verb)

    To smooth over; render less obnoxious.

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

  8. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. soothe(Verb)

    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. 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

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  1. Soothe

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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. Angela Rye:

    I don't know how you soothe people, how you meet people where they are, how you tell people: 'I feel your pain,' without saying where their pain comes from.

  2. Fox News:

    50 More Ways To Soothe Yourself Without Food.

  3. Gabrielle Francis:

    The protein helps to keep the blood sugar stable so it does n’t crash and wake you up -- and then there’s herbs like St. John's Wort, passionflower and Melissa Officinalis that all help to soothe the nervous system.

  4. Holly Phillips:

    The steam helps open stuffed-up nasal passages, and the salty broth can soothe a sore throat.

  5. William Carner:

    If they soothe the worries of the marketplace that helps a lot, they've got to show Syngenta how profitable this will be. At the same time they have to tell the markets they aren't going to gouge them. It's a nice little tightrope they've got themselves on.

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