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calm /kɑ:m/
  • tính từ
    • êm đềm, lặng gió (thời tiết); lặng, không nổi sóng (biển)
    • bình tĩnh, điềm tĩnh
      • keep calm: hãy bình tĩnh
    • (thông tục) trơ tráo, vô liêm sỉ, không biết xấu hổ
      • it is pretty calm of him: thằng cha khá trơ tráo
  • danh từ
    • sự yên lặng, sự êm ả
    • sự bình tĩnh, sự điềm tĩnh, sự thanh thản (tâm hồn)
    • thời kỳ yên ổn (xã hội, chính trị)
    • động từ
      • làm dịu đi, làm êm đi; làm bớt (đau)
      • trầm tĩnh lại
        • calm yourself!: hãy trấn tĩnh lại!
      • dịu đi, êm đi, nguôi đi; lặng (biển)
        • the sea calmed down: biển lặng dần
    Concise Dictionary
    calms|calmed|calming|calmer|calmestkɑːm
    noun
    +steadiness of mind under stress
    verb
    +make calm or still
    +make steady
    +become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    +cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
    adj.
    +not agitated; without losing self-possession
    +(of weather) free from storm or wind
    +living without undue worry; taking life easy

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 quiet, stillness, tranquillity, serenity, hush, peace, peacefulness:
    A storm raged outside, but in the harbour was a breathless calm.
    2 calmness, composure, placidity, placidness, peace, repose, sang-froid, coolness, self-control, equanimity, self-possession:
    The calm exhibited by the passengers during the hijacking was admirable.
    adj.
    3 quiet, still, tranquil, serene, peaceful, balmy, halcyon, mild, undisturbed, unagitated, placid, pacific; motionless, smooth, even; windless:
    The sea is never calm in the same sense as a mountain lake.
    4 composed, cool, cool-headed, self-controlled, impassive, dispassionate, unmoved, unruffled, serene, tranquil, sedate, staid, stoical, Colloq together:
    She remained calm while the others panicked.
    v.
    5 Also, calm down. quiet, quieten, still, soothe, hush, lull, pacify; mollify, appease, placate, become or make quiet or pacified or less agitated, Colloq cool off or down:
    The arbitrator did his best to calm the two litigants by suggesting a compromise. After everyone had calmed down, the speaker continued.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, verb, noun
    + adjective (calmer, calmest)
    1 not excited, nervous or upset: It is important to keep calm in an emergency. + Try to remain calm. + Her voice was surprisingly calm. + The city is calm again (= free from disorder and fighting) after yesterday's riots.
    2 (of the sea) without large waves
    3 (of the weather) without wind: a calm, cloudless day
    calmly adverb: 'I'll call the doctor,' he said calmly.
    calmness noun [U]
    + verb [VN] to make sb/sth become quiet and more relaxed, especially after strong emotion or excitement: Have some brandy; it'll calm your nerves. + His presence had a calming influence.
    See also - TRAFFIC CALMING
    Phrasal Verbs: calm down
    calm sb/sth<->down to become or make sb become calm: Look, calm down! We'll find her. + We waited inside until things calmed down. + He took a few deep breaths to calm himself down.
    + noun [C, U]
    1 a quiet and peaceful time or situation: the calm of a summer evening + The police appealed for calm.
    2 a quiet and relaxed manner: Her previous calm gave way to terror. + Alex spoke with studied calm.
    Idioms: the calm before the storm a calm time immediately before an expected period of violent activity or argument
    WHICH WORD?
    calm / calmness
    The noun calm is usually used to talk about a peaceful time or situation: There was a short period of uneasy calm after the riot. It can also be used to describe a person's manner:
    She spoke with icy calm. Calmness is usually used to talk about a person:
    We admired his calmness under pressure.
    Collocation Dictionary
    adj

    1 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.

    2 not rough or stormy

    VERBS

    be, look | become

    ADV.

    absolutely, dead, flat, perfectly
    The sea was dead calm. flat calm conditions
    | fairly, quite, relatively


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