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calm

noun

1 calm

Steadiness of mind under stress.

synonyms: calmness, composure, equanimity.

Roget 721: peace; amity etc. (friendship) 888; harmony etc. (concord) 714; tranquility, calm etc. (quiescence) ... show more

Roget 265: rest; stillness etc. adj.; quiescence; stagnation, stagnancy; fixity, immobility, catalepsy; indisturbance; quietism.    quiet, ... show more

Dutch: gelijkmoedigheid, gelatenheid, kalmte, zelfbeheersing, beheersing, bedaardheid
Polish: opanowanie



2 calm

Wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale.

synonym: calm air.

Polish: cisza

verb

1 calm

Make calm or still.

synonyms: calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize.

Roget 174: be moderate etc. adj.; keep within bounds, keep within compass; sober down, settle down; keep the peace, remit, relent, take in sail.    moderate, soften, mitigate, ... show more

Roget 616: dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate.    disincline, indispose, shake, stagger; dispirit; discourage, dishearten; ... show more

2 calm

Make steady.

synonyms: becalm, steady.

3 calm

Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation.

synonyms: calm down, chill out, cool it, cool off, settle down, simmer down.

Dutch: afkoelen, bedaren, dimmen, kalmeren

4 calm

Cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to.

synonyms: sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize.

Dutch: kalmeren

adjective

1 calm

Not agitated; without losing self-possession:
— Spoke in a calm voice.
— Remained calm throughout the uproar.

synonyms: serene, tranquil, unagitated.

Roget 826: inexcitable, unexcitable; imperturbable; unsusceptible etc. (insensible) 823; unpassionate, dispassionate; cold-blooded, irritable; enduring etc. ... show more

Roget 213: horizontal, level, even, plane; flat etc. 251; flat as a billiard table, flat as a bowling green; alluvial; calm, calm as a mill pond; smooth, smooth as glass.    ... show more

Roget 721: pacific; peaceable, peaceful; calm, tranquil, untroubled, halcyon; bloodless; neutral.    dovish

Roget 685: leisure, leisurely; slow etc. 275; deliberate, quiet, calm, undisturbed; at leisure, at one's ease, at loose ends, at a loose end.   

Roget 265: quiescent, still; motionless, moveless; fixed; stationary; immotile; at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor; stock, still; standing still etc. ... show more

Roget 174: moderate; lenient etc. 740; gentle, mild, mellow; cool, sober, temperate, reasonable, measured; tempered etc. ... show more

Polish: spokojny

2 calm

of weather Free from storm or wind.


Moby thesaurus: abnegation, abstinence, accordance, allay, alleviate, anticyclone, appease, assuage, at peace, at rest, aweless, balm, balmy, becalm, blank, blankminded, bloodless, calm down, calmness, cease ... show more.

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