Soothe is defined as to calm or relieve.(verb)
An example of to soothe is to rock a crying baby to sleep.
See soothe in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sothen < OE sothian, to bear witness to, prove true < soth: see sooth
See soothe in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb soothed soothed, sooth·ing, soothes verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English sothen, to verify
Origin: , from Old English sōthian
Origin: , from sōth, true; see es- in Indo-European roots.
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