Synonyms of lull in English:

lull


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See Spanish definition of calmar

verb

1‘the sound of the bells lulled us to sleep’

SYNONYMS
soothe, quiet, hush, lullaby
rock to sleep
ANTONYMS

waken, agitate

2‘he had been unable to lull his wife's anxiety about her fading beauty’

SYNONYMS
assuage, allay, ease, alleviate, pacify, palliate, mitigate, placate, mollify
soothe, silence, calm, settle, hush, still, quell, quash, stifle, deaden, repress
temper, reduce, check, diminish
British quieten
North American quiet
ANTONYMS

aggravate

3‘the noise from the fair had lulled’

SYNONYMS
abate, die down, subside, let up, moderate, slacken, lessen, dwindle, decrease, diminish, ebb, fade away, wane, taper off, lower
ANTONYMS

increase


noun

1‘for two days there had been a lull in the fighting’

SYNONYMS
pause, respite, interval, break, hiatus, suspension, cessation, interlude, intermission, breathing space, moratorium, lacuna
Prosody caesura
informal let-up, breather

2‘the lull before the storm’

SYNONYMS
calm, calmness, stillness, quiet, quietness, tranquillity, peace, peacefulness, silence, hush
ANTONYMS

activity