Simple Definition of soothe
: to cause (someone) to be calmer, less angry, etc.
: to cause (a part of the body) to feel better
: to cause (pain) to go away or become less severe
Examples of soothe in a sentence
The waiter tried to soothe the angry customer.
This cream soothes aching muscles.
Her nerves were soothed by a warm bath.
Nothing can soothe their pain.
Origin of soothe
Middle English sothen to verify, from Old English sōthian, from sōth
First Known Use: 1657
Rhymes with soothe
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