AskDefine | Define soothe

Dictionary Definition

soothe

Verb

1 give moral or emotional strength to [syn: comfort, console, solace]
2 cause to feel better; "the medicine soothes the pain of the inflammation" [ant: irritate]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • /suːð/, /su:D/
  • Rhymes: -uːð

Verb

  1. : To calm or placate someone or some situation.
  2. : To ease or relieve pain or suffering.
  3. : To bring comfort or relief.

Translations

To calm or placate someone or some situation
To ease or relieve pain or suffering
To bring comfort or relief

Extensive Definition

Soothe is a Bjørn Lynne dance album released in 2004.

External links

soothe in Finnish: Soothe

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, appease, assuage, balm, becalm, benumb, calm, calm down, cease, comfort, compose, conciliate, console, cool, cradle, cushion, deaden, deaden the pain, defuse, die down, diminish, dulcify, dull, dwindle, ease, ease matters, ebb, even out, foment, gentle, give relief, halt, hush, lay, lay the dust, lessen, lull, mitigate, molder, mollify, numb, pacify, pad, palliate, placate, poultice, pour balm into, pour balm on, pour oil on, propitiate, quell, quiesce, quiet, quieten, reduce, relieve, rest, rock, rock to sleep, salve, settle, slacken, slake, smooth, smooth down, smooth over, smoothen, soften, stabilize, steady, still, stop, stupe, subdue, subside, tranquilize, wane
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