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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As he did in Out Stealing Horses, Petterson writes wonderfully about animals and the place they once had in this world: When the narrator and her brother sneak into the barn at night and she crawls atop a sleeping cow, its body heat lulls her to sleep. After the grandfather's suicide, his horse bolts into the forest, never to be seen again.