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Synonyms for calm

Synonyms for (noun) calm

Synonyms: equanimity, composure, calm, calmness Definition: steadiness of mind under stress Usage: he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity

Similar words: disposition, temperament Definition: your usual mood Usage: he has a happy disposition

Synonyms: calm, calm air Definition: wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Usage: trees bent under the fierce winds; when there is no wind, row; the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere

Synonyms for (verb) calm

Synonyms: calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize Definition: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to Usage: The patient must be sedated before the operation

Similar words: affect Definition: act physically on; have an effect upon Usage: the medicine affects my heart rate

Synonyms: calm, steady, becalm Definition: make steady Usage: steady yourself

Similar words: stabilise, stabilize Definition: become stable or more stable Usage: The economy stabilized

Synonyms: chill out, calm, calm down, settle down, simmer down, cool it, cool off Definition: become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation Usage: After the fight both men need to cool off.; It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten Definition: make calm or still Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Similar words: console, solace, soothe, comfort Definition: give moral or emotional strength to

Synonyms for (adjective) calm

Synonyms: calm Definition: (of weather) free from storm or wind Usage: calm seas

Similar words: still, tranquil, smooth, quiet, placid, unruffled Definition: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves Usage: a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay; the quiet waters of a lagoon; a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky; a smooth channel crossing; scarcely a ripple on the still water; unruffled water

Similar words: settled Definition: not changeable Usage: a period of settled weather

Similar words: windless Definition: without or almost without wind Usage: he prefers windless days for playing golf

Synonyms: calm, unagitated, tranquil, serene Definition: not agitated; without losing self-possession Usage: spoke in a calm voice; remained calm throughout the uproar; he remained serene in the midst of turbulence; a serene expression on her face; she became more tranquil; tranquil life in the country

Similar words: composed Definition: serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress Usage: the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage; I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time