English adjective: calm
|1.||calm not agitated; without losing self-possession|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||serene, tranquil, unagitated|
|2.||calm (of weather) free from storm or wind|
|Similar||placid, quiet, settled, smooth, still, tranquil, unruffled, windless|
|See also||peaceable, peaceful|
English noun: calm
|1.||calm (attribute) steadiness of mind under stress|
|Samples||He accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity.|
|Synonyms||calmness, composure, equanimity|
|Broader (hypernym)||disposition, temperament|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aplomb, assuredness, cool, placidity, poise, quiet, repose, sang-froid, serenity, tranquility, tranquillity|
|2.||calm (phenomenon) wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale|
|Broader (hypernym)||air current, current of air, wind|
|Part meronym||Beaufort scale, wind scale|
English verb: calm
|1.||calm (emotion) make calm or still|
|Samples||Quiet the dragons of worry and fear.|
|Examples||The performance is likely to calm Sue|
|Synonyms||calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||comfort, console, solace, soothe|
|Narrower (hyponym)||appease, assuage, assure, compose, conciliate, gentle, gruntle, lenify, lull, mollify, pacify, placate, reassure|
|Antonyms||charge up, commove, agitate, rouse, excite, turn on, charge|
|2.||calm (change) make steady|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||stabilise, stabilize|
|3.||calm (emotion) become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation|
|Samples||After the fight both men need to cool off..|
It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again..
|Synonyms||calm down, chill out, cool it, cool off, settle down, simmer down|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Broader (hypernym)||change state, turn|
|4.||calm (body) cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to|
|Samples||The patient must be sedated before the operation.|
|Synonyms||sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody|
|Narrower (hyponym)||hypnotise, hypnotize, mesmerise, mesmerize|
|Antonyms||energize, energise, perk up, arouse, brace, stimulate|