Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun calm

2 senses of calm

Sense 1
composure, calm, calmness, equanimity -- (steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity")
       => disposition, temperament -- (your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition")

Sense 2
calm air, calm -- (wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale)
       => wind, air current, current of air -- (air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere")

Antonyms of verb calm

1 of 4 senses of calm

Sense 1
calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")
       Antonym of agitate (Sense 2)
      => agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up -- (cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb calm

4 senses of calm

Sense 1
calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")
       => comfort, soothe, console, solace -- (give moral or emotional strength to)

Sense 2
steady, calm, becalm -- (make steady; "steady yourself")
       => stabilize, stabilise -- (become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized")

Sense 3
calm, calm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool it -- (become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation; "After the fight both men need to cool off."; "It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 4
sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise -- (cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to; "The patient must be sedated before the operation")
       => affect -- (act physically on; have an effect upon; "the medicine affects my heart rate")

Antonyms of adj calm

2 senses of calm

Sense 1
calm, unagitated, serene, tranquil -- (not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country")

INDIRECT (VIA composed) -> discomposed -- (having your composure disturbed; "looked about with a wandering and discomposed air")

Sense 2
calm (vs. stormy) -- ((of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas")

stormy (vs. calm) -- ((especially of weather) affected or characterized by storms or commotion; "a stormy day"; "wide and stormy seas")
        => angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild -- ((of the elements) as if showing violent anger; "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea")
        => billowy, billowing (prenominal), surging -- (characterized by great swelling waves or surges; "billowy storm clouds"; "the restless billowing sea"; "surging waves")
        => blustering (prenominal), blusterous, blustery -- (blowing in violent and abrupt bursts; "blustering (or blusterous) winds of Patagonia"; "a cold blustery day"; "a gusty storm with strong sudden rushes of wind")
        => boisterous, fierce, rough -- (violently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas")
        => blowy, breezy, windy -- (abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes; "blowy weather"; "a windy bluff")
        => choppy -- (rough with small waves; "choppy seas")
        => dirty -- (unpleasantly stormy; "there's dirty weather in the offing")
        => gusty, puffy -- (blowing in puffs or short intermittent blasts; "puffy off-shore winds"; "gusty winds ")
        => squally -- (characterized by brief periods of violent wind or rain; "a grey squally morning")
        => thundery -- (accompanied with thunder)

Similarity of adj calm

2 senses of calm

Sense 1
calm, unagitated, serene, tranquil -- (not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country")
       => composed (vs. discomposed) -- (serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time")

Sense 2
calm (vs. stormy) -- ((of weather) free from storm or wind; "calm seas")
       => placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled -- ((of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water")
       => settled -- (not changeable; "a period of settled weather")
       => windless -- (without or almost without wind; "he prefers windless days for playing golf")
          Also See-> peaceful#1, peaceable#2

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