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1calm/ˈkɑːm/adjective
calmercalmest
1calm
/ˈkɑːm/
adjective
calmercalmest
Learner's definition of CALM  
: not angry, upset, excited, etc.
— used to describe weather that is not windy, stormy, etc.

— calmly

adverb,[more calmly; most calmly]

— calmness

noun,[noncount]
2calm/ˈkɑːm/noun
2calm
/ˈkɑːm/
noun
Learner's definition of CALM  
: a quiet and peaceful state or condition
[noncount]
[singular]
[count] : a peaceful mental or emotional state— usually singular

the calm before the storm

— see 1storm
3calm/ˈkɑːm/verb
calmscalmedcalming
3calm
/ˈkɑːm/
verb
calmscalmedcalming
Learner's definition of CALM  
: to become or to cause (someone) to become less upset, emotional, excited, etc.
[+ object]
— often + down
[no object]
— + down
: to become or to cause (something) to become less active, violent, forceful, etc.
[no object]
— usually + down
[+ object]
— often + down
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