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calm /kɑːm $ kɑːm, kɑːlm/ adjective (comparative calmer, superlative calmest)
calm noun [singular, uncountable]
calm (also calm down) verb [intransitive and transitive]

(n.) ارامش ، بی سروصدایی ، اسوده ، سکوت ، ساکن
(vi.& vt.) ارام کردن ، ساکت کردن ، فرونشاندن
- cool, collected, composed, dispassionate, relaxed, sedate, self-possessed, unemotional
- still, balmy, mild, quiet, serene, smooth, tranquil, windless
- peacefulness, hush, peace, quiet, repose, serenity, stillness
- quieten, hush, mollify, placate, relax, soothe
Antonyms: stormy, agitated, agitate, arouse
Contrasted words: agitated, disturbed, perturbed, restless, turbulent, uneasy, discomposed, upset, anxious, bothered, confused, nervous, fidgety, jittery, jumpy, shaky, tense, bother, discompose, disquiet, disturb, flurry, perturb, stir up
Related Idioms: calm as a millpond, still as death
Related Words: inactive, quiescent, reposing, resting, pacific, smooth, tranquil, unruffled, cool, imperturbable, laid-back, nonchalant, unflappable, even-tempered, impassive, phlegmatic, steady, firm, stable, staunch, alleviate, assuage, mitigate, relieve, appease, mollify, pacify, placate, relax
English Thesaurus: calm, relaxed, chilled-out, laid-back, mellow, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. calm1 S3 W3 /kɑːm $ kɑːm, kɑːlm/ adjective (comparative calmer, superlative calmest)
[Word Family: noun: calm, calmness; verb: calm; adverb: calmly; adjective: calm]

1. relaxed and quiet, not angry, nervous, or upset:
Glen was calm and composed at the funeral.
remain/stay/keep calm
I tried to stay calm and just ignore him.

2. if a place, period of time, or situation is calm, there is less activity, trouble etc than there sometimes is, or than there has been recently:
The financial markets are calm at the moment.
The streets are calm again after last night’s disturbances.

3. a sea, lake etc that is calm is smooth or has only gentle waves:
The seas were dead calm.
—calmly adverb
—calmness noun [uncountable]

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. calm2 noun [singular, uncountable]
[Word Family: noun: calm, calmness; verb: calm; adverb: calmly; adjective: calm]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: calme, from Late Latin cauma 'heat'; because everything is quiet and still in the heat of the middle part of the day]

1. a situation or time that is quiet and peaceful
calm of
They remained on the terrace after dinner, enjoying the calm of the evening.
morning/afternoon/evening calm
A scream shattered the late afternoon calm.
Hindu leaders appealed for calm (=asked that the public stay calm) after a temple was burnt to the ground.
The presence of soldiers helped restore calm.
The last five years have seen a period of relative calm.

2. the calm before the storm a calm peaceful situation that will not continue because a big argument, problem etc is coming

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. calm3 (also calm down) verb [intransitive and transitive]
[Word Family: noun: calm, calmness; verb: calm; adverb: calmly; adjective: calm]

1. to become quiet and relaxed after you have been angry, excited, nervous, or upset, or to make someone become quiet and relaxed:
He tried to calm the frightened children.
Calm down and tell me what happened.
We tried to calm people’s fears.
calm yourself (down)
She lit a cigarette to calm herself down.

2. if a situation calms down, it becomes easier to deal with because there are fewer problems and it is not as busy as it was before:
It took months for things to calm down after we had the baby.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. not worried or angry
VERBS appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound I may have appeared calm but I certainly didn't feel it.
become | keep, remain, stay Sit down and keep calm! The pilot urged the passengers to remain calm.
keep sb Keep the patient calm.
ADV. extremely, remarkably, very You seem remarkably calm.
completely, perfectly, utterly Her voice was firm and perfectly calm.
fairly, pretty, quite | apparently, outwardly | curiously, strangely The pain had receded and he felt curiously calm.
reassuringly The voice sounded reassuringly calm.
PREP. about She seemed pretty calm about it.
PHRASES cool, calm and collected He remained at all times cool, calm and collected.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. not rough or stormy
VERBS be, look | become
ADV. absolutely, dead, flat, perfectly The sea was dead calm. flat calm conditions
fairly, quite, relatively

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. peaceful situation/manner/feeling
ADJ. apparent Under his apparent calm lay real anxiety.
inner the pursuit of inner calm
uneasy | forced, studied With a forced calm she said, ‘How do you know?’
dead She felt not fear, but a kind of dead calm.
deadly, icy ‘I'm calling the police, ’ he stated with deadly calm.
VERB + CALM appeal for, call for The government appealed for calm after the riots broke out.
CALM + VERB descend, settle After the bomb, an uneasy calm settled on the city.
PHRASES a period of calm

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. at sea
ADJ. dead, flat Seals basked on boulders in a flat calm.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: You need calm and quiet to digest your lunch properly.
GOOD: You need peace and quiet to digest your lunch properly.

Usage Note:
Peace and quiet is a fixed phrase: 'It's impossible to find peace and quiet in a house full of children.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

BAD: If you prefer a calm environment, try the countryside.
GOOD: If you prefer a peaceful environment, try the countryside.
BAD: Go and find somewhere calm and get some rest.
GOOD: Go and find somewhere quiet and get some rest.
BAD: What you need is a calm holiday somewhere.
GOOD: What you need is a quiet and relaxing holiday somewhere.

Usage Note:
Calm is usually used to describe situations where there has recently been violence or noisy activity: 'After yesterday's fighting, the streets of Jerusalem are reported to be calm again this morning.'

DUBIOUS: My best friend Nick is very calm and never gets upset.
GOOD: My best friend Nick is very easygoing and never gets upset.

Usage Note:
Calm is usually used to describe how someone behaves in a difficult situation: 'The boat was being tossed by the waves but we managed to stay calm.'
To describe someone who has a relaxed attitude to life, use words such as easygoing, placid, laid-back (informal), patient, tolerant.

DUBIOUS: I fastened my seat belt and tried to be calm.
GOOD: I fastened my seat belt and tried to stay calm.

Usage Note:
When you are talking about someone's behaviour in an emergency or unpleasant situation, use keep/stay/remain calm : 'In the event of fire, leave the building by the nearest exit and remain calm.'
Compare: 'For the first two days the sea was perfectly calm.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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