lull (one) to sleep

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lull (one) to sleep

To cause one to become so relaxed that one drifts gently and peacefully to sleep. The professor's calm, melodic voice keeps lulling me to sleep. The only thing that can lull my baby to sleep is being in the car while the motor is running.
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lull (someone or an animal) to sleep

to quiet and comfort someone or an animal to sleep. The sound of the waves lulled me to sleep. The dog's heartbeat lulled her puppies to sleep.
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Somehow the sound of the TV seems to be soothing, lulling them to sleep in no time at all.
An anecdote describes how Chopin helped quiet rowdy children by first improvising a story and then lulling them to sleep with a berceuse (lullaby)- after which he woke everyone with an ear-piercing chord.
Your Taurus infant loves massage and could adore cot toys with lights on them for lulling them to sleep.