HyperDic: calm_down

English > 3 senses of the expression calm down:
VERBemotioncalm down, calm, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool itbecome quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
emotioncalm down, calm, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
changecalm down, lullbecome quiet or less intensive
English > calm down: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningBecome quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymscalm, 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
English > calm down: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningmake calm or still.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to calm down Sue
Synonymscalm, 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 down: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome quiet or less intensive.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymlull
Broaderhush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upCause to be quiet or not talk / talk

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