lull
[lʌl]
VERB
lulls (third person present) · lulled (past tense) · lulled (past participle) · lulling (present participle)
  1. calm or send to sleep, typically with soothing sounds or movements.
    "the rhythm of the boat lulled her to sleep"
    synonyms:
    soothe · quiet · hush · lullaby · rock to sleep
    antonyms:
NOUN
lulls (plural noun)
  1. a temporary interval of quiet or lack of activity.
    "for two days there had been a lull in the fighting"
    synonyms:
    antonyms:
ORIGIN
Middle English: imitative of sounds used to quieten a child; compare with Latin lallare ‘sing to sleep’, Swedish lulla ‘hum a lullaby’, and Dutch lullen ‘talk nonsense’. The noun (first recorded in the sense ‘soothing drink’) dates from the mid 17th century.
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How to use lull in a sentence?
the rarity of earthquakes there has lulled people into a false sense of security.
there was a slight but noticeable lull in the talk.
for two days there had been a lull in the fighting.
this lull foreboded some new assault upon him.
the rhythm of the boat lulled her to sleep.
she tries to lull herself into dreamland.
conversation lulled for an hour.
How to say lull in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)هدوء, التهدئة
Bangla ঘুম
Bosnian (Latin) zatišje
Bulgarian (NOUN)затишие
Cantonese (Traditional) 平靜
Chinese Simplified 平静
Chinese Traditional 平靜
Croatian (VERB)uspavati
(NOUN)zatišje, tišina
Czech (VERB)ukolébat
(NOUN)přestávce, klid
Danish (VERB)lulle
(NOUN)pause
Dutch (VERB)wiegen
(NOUN)stilte
Estonian tuulevaikus
Filipino paghupa
Finnish (VERB)tuudittaa
(NOUN)tauko
French (NOUN)accalmie
(VERB)endormir
German (NOUN)Flaute, Pause, Ruhepause
(VERB)einzulullen, wiegen
Greek (VERB)νηνεμία
(NOUN)ανάπαυλα
Haitian Creole kalmi
Hebrew הרגעה
Hindi (NOUN)खामोशी
Hungarian (NOUN)ringatják, szünet
(VERB)elaltatni
Indonesian (NOUN)jeda
Italian (VERB)cullare
(NOUN)tregua, stasi
Japanese (NOUN)小康状態, 途絶え, 小康, 凪, ラル
Kiswahili utulivu
Korean (NOUN)소강 상태
Latvian (NOUN)apsīkšana
Lithuanian (VERB)užliūliuoti
Malagasy rotsirotsiko
Malay (Latin) keadaan reda
Norwegian Bokmål pause
Persian آرامش
Polish (VERB)uśpić
(NOUN)zastój, cisza
Portuguese (NOUN)calmaria, trégua, bonança
Romanian (NOUN)acalmie
Russian (NOUN)затишье, Лалл
(VERB)усыпить, убаюкать, внушить
Samoan faafifilemu
Serbian (Cyrillic) Тишина
Serbian (Latin) Tišina
Slovak (NOUN)lully, pokoj, prestávke
(VERB)ukolísať, kľud
Slovenian (NOUN)uspavati, Zatišje
Spanish (NOUN)tregua, calma
(VERB)adormecer
Swedish (VERB)invagga, söva, vagga
(NOUN)stiltje, uppehåll
Tamil உறங்க
Telugu లల్లన
Thai lull จุดมุ่งหมาย
Tongan fakafiefiemalie
Turkish (NOUN)sükunet
Ukrainian (NOUN)затишшя
Urdu تھرتا
Vietnamese ru ngu
Welsh dawel
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