verb (used with object), soothed, sooth·ing.
verb (used without object), soothed, sooth·ing.
Origin of soothe
Related formssooth·er, nounself-soothed, adjectiveun·soothed, adjective
Examples from the Web for soothe
They were desperate, and all you could do was to soothe and calm; in every call you tried to get their story, to get them talking.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He did not speak words meant to soothe a “fundamentalist” audience.
“To get up and soothe is not my inclination,” says a defiant Romney.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary|Marlow Stern|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Working hard to turn heads and soothe nerves is Osmel Sousa.
Or just maybe the occasional pig-out does soothe the soul and make for a happier, healthier individual.CDC Researchers Find Lower Mortality Rates Among Overweight People|Kent Sepkowitz|January 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Gladly would they do anything in their power to soothe and encourage them.The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Samuel|W. G. Blaikie
"You can do nothing, Corrie," said Henry, trying to soothe him.Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader|R. M. Ballantyne
These verses from Scripture, repeated as they were by my aged grandmother had the effect to soothe my mind.Walter Harland|Harriet S. Caswell
But that didn't seem to soothe him any, and he quavered out he would be better where he was.Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas|Lloyd Osbourne
It was the voice of Hamish that sometimes had the power to soothe to quietness, if not to repose, the ever-moaning sufferer.Shenac's Work at Home|Margaret Murray Robertson