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Definitions of calm

  1. To become still. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To quiet; still; pacify. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To make calm: to quiet. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To still; soothe; tranquilize. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To become quiet; with down. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. make steady; "steady yourself" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. become quiet or calm, esp. after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again." Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. To still; to quiet. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To still; to quiet; to free from agitation; to pacify; to tranquillise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or soothe, as the mind or passions. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Stillness; serenity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Calmness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Absence of wind: repose: serenity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Absence of wind; serenity. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. Tranquillity; stillness; serenity. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. The state of being calm. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. Stillness; quiet; repose; freedom from agitation or motion. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  23. (of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again." Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. Tranquil; still; undisturbed. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. Still or quiet: serene, tranquil. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Still; undisturbed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. Free from agitation; quiet; placid; serene. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. Still; undisturbed; tranquil. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. Still; quiet; tranquil; undisturbed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for calm

  1. " I have," was the calm reply. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. Until that moment Daubrecq had remained quite calm – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
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