sosegar
sosegar
transitive verb
1. (to pacify) 
a. to calm 
Traté de sosegar la discusión entre ellos.I tried to calm the argument between them.
b. to soothe (person or feelings) 
Sosegué al bebé cantándole.I soothed the baby by singing to him.
c. to quiet (mind or feelings) (United States) 
Necesito sosegar mi mente porque estoy muy estresada.I need to quiet my mind because I'm really stressed out.
d. to quieten (mind or feelings) (United Kingdom) 
Intenté sosegar el temor que me había entrado.I tried to quieten the fear inside me.
intransitive verb
2. (to relax) 
a. to rest 
Sosiega ahora, ya terminarás tu trabajo más tarde.Rest now, you can finish your work later.
sosegarse
pronominal verb
3. (to become tranquil) 
a. to calm down (a person) 
Juan no podía sosegarse después del temblor de tierra.Juan was unable to calm down after the earthquake.
b. to quiet down (a crowd or situation) (United States) 
Después de llegar la policía, las cosas finalmente se sosegaron.After the police arrived, things finally quieted down.
c. to quieten down (a crowd or situation) (United Kingdom) 
El conflicto no ha cesado, pero la situación se sosegó tras la intervención del presidente.The conflict isn't over, but the situation has quietened down since the intervention of the president.
d. to calm (figurative) (literary) (the sea) 
Después de unas horas, el mar se sosegó.After some hours, the sea calmed.
4. (to unwind) 
a. to relax 
Conseguí sosegarme haciendo meditación.I managed to relax by doing some meditation.
sosegar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to calm 
pronominal verb
2. (general) 
a. to calm down 
sosegar
transitive verb
1 [+persona] (calmar) to calm; (aquietar) to quieten; quiet; (EEUU) (arrullar) to lull
2 [+ánimo] to calm
3 [+dudas, aprensiones] to allay
intransitive verb
to rest
pronominal verb
sosegarse (calmarse) to calm down; (aquietarse) to quieten down
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