Definition of 'calm'
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It takes me days to calm her down again. The Sun (2016)Perhaps you are trying too hard and need to calm down a little. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Witnesses said that the sea had been calm and it was a beautiful day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Just play calm and make sure we get into the game. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She also takes digestion calming drops. The Sun (2017)When the weather is calm, take a stroll around the unusual island. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I will remain calm before the storm comes. The Sun (2016)The only men who are allowed on the 12th floor are workmen and delivery men and the atmosphere is calm and distinctly feminine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is such a calm and quiet person,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then he leaves you, lets you relax in your mind and become calm about what you're doing. The Sun (2016)The key to making the most of them is to stay calm and controlled. The Sun (2013)There might have been the slightest ocean swell but it was dead calm. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)He told us that the weather was calm enough for us to resume our journey. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)It always calmed me and still does. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two minutes into the row the driver stops and tries to calm the situation as passengers watch. The Sun (2015)Then he had to sing a ballad after that to calm things down again. The Sun (2007)Things have calmed down a little nowadays. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are always very calm while they make and eat the sandwiches. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yoga can also help to calm the mind. The Sun (2014)Picture a scene or situation which induces a feeling of contentment and calm. Coping with Bulimia (1987)Wednesday was the calm before the storm. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He became calm and peaceful and was able to look at the real issue and deal with it. Christianity Today (2000)That is why the scramble to calm anger by launching an official inquiry has become such a tangled affair. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was a calm, cold night. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The sea was calm, perfectly flat. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)The slow Blues movement is a serene oasis of calm at the heart of the work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'calm'
British English: calm /kɑːm/ ADJECTIVE
person A calm person does not show or feel any worry, anger, or excitement.
She is usually a calm and diplomatic woman.
- American English: calm
- Arabic: سَاكِن
- Brazilian Portuguese: calmo
- Chinese: 平静的
- Croatian: miran
- Czech: klidný
- Danish: rolig
- Dutch: kalm
- European Spanish: calmado
- Finnish: rauhallinen
- French: calme
- German: ruhig
- Greek: ήρεμος
- Italian: calmo
- Japanese: 落ち着いた
- Korean: 고요한
- Norwegian: rolig
- Polish: spokojny
- European Portuguese: calmo
- Romanian: calm
- Russian: спокойный
- Spanish: calmado
- Swedish: lugn
- Thai: ที่มีอารมณ์สงบ
- Turkish: sakin
- Ukrainian: спокійний
- Vietnamese: bình tĩnh
British English: calm VERB
If you calm someone, you do something to make them feel less angry, worried, or excited.
Dawn came, the sea calmed, but the cold was as bitter as ever.
British English: calm ADJECTIVE
water If the sea or a lake is calm, the water is not moving very much and there are no big waves.
...as we slid into the calm waters of the harbour.
Definition of calm from the Collins English Dictionary
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