HyperDic: calm

English > 8 senses of the word calm:
VERBemotioncalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
changecalm, steady, becalmmake steady
emotioncalm, calm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool itbecome quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
bodycalm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillisecause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
ADJECTIVEallcalm, unagitated, serene, tranquilnot agitated
allcalm(of weather) free from storm or wind
NOUNattributecalm, composure, calmness, equanimitysteadiness of mind under stress
phenomenoncalm, calm airwind moving at less than 1 knot
calm > pronunciation
Soundskaa'lm; kaa'm
Rhymesbalm ... psalm / Psalm: 4 rhymes with aalm...
aplomb ... wigwam: 29 rhymes with aam...
English > calm: 8 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot agitated; without losing self-possession.
Examples
  • "spoke in a calm voice"
  • "remained calm throughout the uproar"
Synonymsunagitated, serene, tranquil
Broadercomposedserenely self-possessed and free from agitation / agitation especially in times of stress
Spanishcalmado, sereno, sosegado, tranquilo
Catalancalm, tranquil
Nounscalm, calmnesssteadiness of mind under stress
calmnessa feeling of calm
Adverbscalmlywith self-possession (especially in times of stress)
English > calm: 8 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of weather) free from storm or wind.
Example"calm seas"
Narrowerplacid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
settlednot changeable
windlessWithout or almost without wind
See alsopeaceful, peaceablenot disturbed by strife / strife or turmoil or war
Oppositestormy(especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms / storms or commotion
Spanishcalmado, sereno, tranquilo
Catalancalm, calmat, serè, tranquil
Nounscalmnessan absence of strong winds or rain
English > calm: 8 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningsteadiness of mind under stress.
Synonymscomposure, calmness, equanimity
Narroweraplomb, assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froidGreat coolness and composure under strain / strain
repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquilityA disposition free from stress or emotion
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
OppositediscomposureA temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure
Spanishautodominio, calma, calmosidad, compostura, ecuanimidad, serenidad, tranquilidad
Catalanasserenament, assossec, calma, equanimitat, serenitat, tranquil·litat
Adjectivescalmnot agitated
Verbscalmcause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
calmbecome quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
English > calm: 8 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaningwind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale.
Synonymcalm air
Part ofBeaufort scale, wind scaleAn international scale of wind force from 0 (calm air) to 12 (hurricane)
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
Spanishcalma
Catalancalma
English > calm: 8 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningmake calm or still.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to calm Sue
Synonymscalm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
Narrowercomposecalm (someone, especially oneself)
lullcalm by deception
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntleCause to be more favorably inclined
reassure, assureCause to feel sure
Broadercomfort, soothe, console, solaceGive moral or emotional strength to
Oppositeagitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upCause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Spanishaquietar, callar, calmar, serenar, tranquilizar
Catalanaquietar, asserenar, calmar, tranquil·litzar
English > calm: 8 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake steady.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssteady, becalm
Broaderstabilize, stabiliseBecome stable or more stable
Spanishcalmarse, estabilizarse, estabilizar, tranquilizarse
English > calm: 8 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningBecome quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymscalm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool it
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Spanishcalmarse
Catalancalmar-se, calmar
Nounscalmsteadiness of mind under stress
English > calm: 8 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningCause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymssedate, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise
Narrowerhypnotize, hypnotise, mesmerize, mesmeriseinduce hypnosis in
Broaderaffectact physically on
Oppositestimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk upCause to be alert and energetic
Spanishsedar
Catalansedar
Nounscalmsteadiness of mind under stress

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