Lull definitions

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A relatively calm interval, as in a storm.
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An interval of lessened activity.

A lull in sales.

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A short period of quiet or of comparative calm, lessened activity, etc.
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To cause to sleep or rest; soothe or calm.

The sound of the waves lulled me to sleep.

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To become calm.
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To deceive into trustfulness.
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To calm or soothe by gentle sound or motion.
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To become calm.

The wind finally lulled.

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To bring into a specified condition by soothing and reassuring.

To lull people into a false sense of security.

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To make less intense; quiet; allay.

To lull someone's fears.

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Lull is defined as to calm or soothe.

An example of to lull is rocking a crying baby to sleep.

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A period of rest or soothing.
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(nautical) A period without waves or wind.
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(surfing) An extended pause between sets of waves.

About 2 hours in, a long lull cleared everyone out, and then it started getting a little more consistent and pushing chest ta neck high "” 808surfer.com forum.

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To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet.
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(intransitive) To become gradually calm; to subside; to cease or abate.

The storm lulled.

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Origin of lull

From Middle English lullen, lollen. Cognate with Scots lul, lule, loll (“to lull, put to sleep, howl, caterwaul"), Dutch lollen (“to sing badly, caterwaul"), Dutch lullen (“to chatter, prate, cheat, deceive"), Low German lullen (“to lull"), German lullen (“to lull"), Danish lulle (“to lull, sing to sleep"), Swedish lulla (“to lull"), Icelandic lulla (“to lull"). Originally, perhaps expressive in origin from la-la-la or lu-lu-lu sounds made in calming a child.