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English definition of “soothe”


verb [T] uk   /suːð/ us  

soothe verb [T] (ANGER)

to make someone feel calm or less worried: to soothe a crying babyCalming and relaxing

soothe verb [T] (PAIN)

to make a part of the body less painful: I had a long, hot bath to soothe my aching muscles.Treating and caring for people
(Definition of soothe from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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