English translation of 'acalmar'
(vento etc) to abate
acalmar-se reflexive verb
to calm down
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'acalmar' in Other Languages
British English: allay VERB
If you allay someone's fears or doubts, you stop them feeling afraid or doubtful.
He did what he could to allay his wife's fears.
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: defuse VERB
If you defuse a dangerous or tense situation, you calm it.
The organization helped defuse potentially violent situations.
British English: pacify VERB
If you pacify someone who is angry, upset, or not pleased, you succeed in making them calm or pleased.
Is this a serious step, or is this just something to pacify the critics?
British English: soothe VERB
If you soothe someone who is angry or upset, you make them feel calmer.
He would take the baby in his arms and soothe her.
Translation of acalmar from the Collins Portuguese to English