What does the word soothe mean?

    Part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for soothe

  1. He longed to soothe her and comfort her; but what could he say? – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  2. Moore took them out into the hall to soothe, pet, and kiss them. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  3. His attempts to soothe the old man only had the effect of exciting him more. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair