calm

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɑːm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɑm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(käm; older kam; spelling pron. kälm)


Inflections of 'calm' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
calmer
adj comparative
calmest
adj superlative
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calm

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. [try to, just] calm down
  2. calm yourself (down)
  3. (someone) calm her down
  4. calmed me down [somewhat, a little, considerably]
  5. [a drink, a stiff drink, some medicine] to calm you down
  6. tried to calm things down (by)
  7. calm down before [your speech, the big performance, an interview]
  8. calmed down enough to [think, act, perform]
  9. calm a [crying, screaming, fussy, colicky] baby
  10. calmed and [quieted, soothed, relaxed, comforted]
  11. the [sea, sky, storm] (suddenly) calmed
  12. [violence, riots, protests] have calmed in recent [days]
  13. the [situation, baby, weather] has calmed down
  14. the [crowd, class, audience] calmed itself
  15. calms my [nerves, fears]
  16. calm my [upset, nervous] stomach
  17. calm the [pain, situation]
  18. calm your [anxious, worried] mind
adj
  1. a calm [person, teacher, mother, child, dog]
  2. is the calmest [person] I know
  3. a calm [face, expression, look]
  4. [seemed, looked, appeared] calm
  5. feel calmer [now, since, after]
  6. please be calm!
  7. [all, everything, everybody] was calm
  8. a calm [day, morning, afternoon]
  9. the [sea, ocean, weather] was calm
  10. [sailing, stuck] in calm [waters, seas]
  11. a calm [atmosphere, house, environment]
  12. a calm [approach, mind, oasis, voice]
  13. calm behavior
  14. calm and [easy, carefree]
  15. cool, calm and [collected, composed]
  16. stay calm and [collected]
  17. [in a, her] calm and collected manner
n
  1. the calm of [the night, a summer evening]
  2. enjoy the calm [at the beach, in the wilderness, of the night]
  3. the [sound, shot, lightning] broke the calm
  4. broke his [normal, usual] calm
  5. her calm gave way to [fear, terror]
  6. he [kept, maintained] his calm
  7. (this is) the calm before the storm
  8. in the calm of the storm
  9. a calm that comes only [with, after, before]
  10. calm returned to the [town, area, family]
  11. [stuck, sailing] in the calms
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