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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That night we retired to our tents under starry skies, the roar of the hippos and the laughing of the hyenas lulling us to sleep.
We slept peacefully with open portholes (they were locked shut during the day when the barge was moving) and the sounds of the Burgundy countryside (ducks, dogs, chickens, church bells) lulling us to sleep each night.