Definitions for calm

Definitions for (noun) calm

Main entry: equanimity, composure, calm, calmness

Definition: steadiness of mind under stress

Usage: he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity

Main entry: calm, calm air

Definition: wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

Definitions for (verb) calm

Main entry: 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

Main entry: calm, steady, becalm

Definition: make steady

Usage: steady yourself

Main entry: 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.

Main entry: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten

Definition: make calm or still

Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Definitions for (adj) calm

Main entry: calm

Definition: (of weather) free from storm or wind

Usage: calm seas

Main entry: 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

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