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sim·mer

 (sĭm′ər)
v. sim·mered, sim·mer·ing, sim·mers
v.intr.
1. To be cooked gently or remain just at or below the boiling point.
2.
a. To be filled with pent-up emotion: simmer with resentment.
b. To be in a state of mild agitation or turmoil: resentment simmering between rivals.
c. To develop in a slow or unexcited way: She let the idea for the novel simmer. See Synonyms at boil1.
v.tr.
1. To cook (food) gently in a liquid just at or below the boiling point.
2. To keep (a liquid) near or just below the boiling point.
n.
The state or process of simmering.
Phrasal Verb:
simmer down
To become calm after excitement or anger.

[Alteration of Middle English simpren, to simmer, probably of imitative origin.]

simmer down

vb (adverb)
1. (intr) informal to grow calmer or quieter, as after intense rage or excitement
2. (Cookery) (tr) to reduce the volume of (a liquid) by boiling slowly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.simmer 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"

simmer

verb
1. To cook (food) in liquid heated to the point of steaming:
2. To be in a state of emotional or mental turmoil:
phrasal verb
simmer down
To bring one's emotions under control:
Idiom: cool it.
Translations
يَهْدأ
uklidnit
falde til ro
lecsendesedik
slappa af, róast
sakinleşmekyatışmak

w>simmer down

visich beruhigen, sich abregen (inf)

simmer

(ˈsimə) verb
to (cause to) cook gently at or just below boiling point. The stew simmered on the stove; Simmer the ingredients in water for five minutes.
simmer down
to calm down.
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