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sŏpōro , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. a. sopor, to put or lay asleep, cast into sleep; to deprive of sense or feeling, to stupefy (not ante-Aug.; usu. in part. perf.).
B. Transf., with an inanim. or abstr. object, to lay at rest, to still, quiet, allay (syn. sopire): “multo Imbre rogum,Stat. Th. 6, 235: “soporatus dolor,Curt. 7, 1, 7.—
II. To render soporific: “ramus Vi soporatus Stygia,Verg. A. 5, 855; 6, 420; Claud. Rapt. Pros. 1, 284.
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