verb (used with object), soothed, sooth·ing.
verb (used without object), soothed, sooth·ing.
Origin of soothe
OTHER WORDS FROM soothesooth·er, noun self-soothed, adjective un·soothed, adjective
Words nearby soothe
Example sentences from the Web for soothe
They were desperate, and all you could do was to soothe and calm; in every call you tried to get their story, to get them talking.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline |Tim Teeman |November 20, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
He did not speak words meant to soothe a “fundamentalist” audience.
“To get up and soothe is not my inclination,” says a defiant Romney.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary |Marlow Stern |January 17, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
Working hard to turn heads and soothe nerves is Osmel Sousa.
Or just maybe the occasional pig-out does soothe the soul and make for a happier, healthier individual.CDC Researchers Find Lower Mortality Rates Among Overweight People |Kent Sepkowitz |January 3, 2013 |DAILY BEAST
Gladly would they do anything in their power to soothe and encourage them.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Samuel |W. G. Blaikie
"You can do nothing, Corrie," said Henry, trying to soothe him.Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader |R. M. Ballantyne
These verses from Scripture, repeated as they were by my aged grandmother had the effect to soothe my mind.Walter Harland |Harriet S. Caswell
But that didn't seem to soothe him any, and he quavered out he would be better where he was.Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas |Lloyd Osbourne
It was the voice of Hamish that sometimes had the power to soothe to quietness, if not to repose, the ever-moaning sufferer.Shenac's Work at Home |Margaret Murray Robertson