calm

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Pronunciation[change]

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Adjective[change]

Positive
calm

Comparative
calmer

Superlative
calmest

  1. If a person, place or situation is calm, it is peaceful and quiet.
    There's no wind and the lake is calm.
    I was angry a minute ago, but now I am calm.

Noun[change]

Singular
calm

Plural
calms

  1. (uncountable) The state of being quiet and peaceful.
    I felt a calm come over me.
  2. (countable) A period of time without wind.
    The calm before a storm.

Verb[change]

Plain form
calm

Third-person singular
calms

Past tense
calmed

Past participle
calmed

Present participle
calming

  1. (transitive) To make someone or something calm.
    He was yelling and running around but I calmed him.
  2. (intransitive) When someone or something becomes calm.
    The lake calmed after the storm.

Synonyms[change]