soothe Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “soothe” in the English Dictionary

"soothe" in British English

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sootheverb [T]

uk   us   /suːð/

soothe verb [T] (ANGER)

to make someone ​feelcalm or less ​worried: to soothe a ​cryingbaby

soothe verb [T] (PAIN)

to make a ​part of the ​body less ​painful: I had a ​long, ​hotbath to soothe my ​achingmuscles.
(Definition of soothe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"soothe" in American English

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sootheverb [T]

 us   /suð/
to ​cause someone to be less ​upset or ​angry, or to ​cause something to ​hurt less: I ​picked up the ​cryingchild and ​tried to soothe her.
adjective  us   /ˈsu·ðɪŋ/
a soothing ​ointment for ​sunburn
(Definition of soothe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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