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

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. Phil Flynn:

    The strike news is mainly psychological in that it hasn't yet had a big impact on production, but a settlement would soothe concerns about the possibility the strike could eventually hurt output.

  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. Banco Popolare:

    It is a positive initiative for the system, we hope the announcement itself will soothe the market, so that a bigger portion of the fund can be used for bad debts.

  4. Holly Phillips:

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

  5. William Congreve:

    Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.

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