Synonyms of soothe in English:

soothe


See definition of soothe

verb

1‘it contains a mild local anaesthetic to soothe the pain’

SYNONYMS

alleviate, ease, relieve, take the edge off, assuage, allay, dull, soften, lessen, moderate, temper, palliate, mitigate, diminish, decrease, blunt, deaden, abate

rare lenify

ANTONYMS

aggravate

2‘Rachel patted his hand to soothe him’

SYNONYMS

calm, calm down, quiet, pacify, subdue, settle, settle down, comfort, hush, lull, tranquillize, appease, win over, conciliate, make peace with, mollify, propitiate

ANTONYMS

agitate, disturb