calm down


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Verb1.calm down - 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."
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
2.calm down - make calm or stillcalm down - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
lull - calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
compose - calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet; "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
appease, assuage, conciliate, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate - cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
reassure, assure - cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
comfort, console, solace, soothe - give moral or emotional strength to
3.calm down - become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
silence, still, hush, hush up, quieten, shut up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"

calm

adjective
1. Motionless and undisturbed:
2. Not excited or emotionally agitated:
nounverb
1. To make or become calm.Also used with down:
2. To ease the anger or agitation of.Also used with down:
Translations
يَهْدَأُيُهدّئ، يُسكّن، يُطمئن
uklidnit
falde til rotag det roligt
rauhoittua
smiriti se
róa, stilla
落ち着く
진정하다
lugna ner (sig)
ทำให้สงบ
sakinleş meksakinleşmekyatış mak
bình tĩnh lại

w>calm down

visich beruhigen; (wind)abflauen; calm down!beruhigen Sie sich!

calm

(kaːm) adjective
1. still or quiet. a calm sea; The weather was calm.
2. not anxious or excited. a calm person/expression; Please keep calm!
noun
1. (a period of) absence of wind and large waves.
2. peace and quiet. He enjoyed the calm of the library.
verb
to make calm. Calm yourself!
ˈcalmly adverb
ˈcalmness noun
calm down
to make or become calm. He tried to calm her down by giving her some brandy; Calm down!

calm down

يَهْدَأُ uklidnit (se) falde til ro beruhigen ηρεμώ tranquilizar, tranquilizarse rauhoittua se calmer smiriti se calmarsi 落ち着く 진정하다 rustig worden roe (seg) ned uspokoić acalmar-se успокаивать(ся) lugna ner (sig) ทำให้สงบ sakinleşmek bình tĩnh lại 平静下来
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