Synonyms for calm

Synonyms for (noun) calm

Synonyms: equanimity, composure, calm, calmness

Definition: steadiness of mind under stress

Usage: he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity

Similar words: disposition, temperament

Definition: your usual mood

Usage: he has a happy disposition


Synonyms: calm, calm air

Definition: wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale

Similar words: wind, current of air, air current

Definition: air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

Usage: 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

Synonyms for (verb) calm

Synonyms: calm, sedate, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize

Definition: cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to

Usage: The patient must be sedated before the operation

Similar words: affect

Definition: act physically on; have an effect upon

Usage: the medicine affects my heart rate


Synonyms: calm, steady, becalm

Definition: make steady

Usage: steady yourself

Similar words: stabilise, stabilize

Definition: become stable or more stable

Usage: The economy stabilized


Synonyms: chill out, calm, calm down, settle down, simmer down, cool it, cool off

Definition: become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation

Usage: After the fight both men need to cool off.; It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again.

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten

Definition: make calm or still

Usage: quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Similar words: console, solace, soothe, comfort

Definition: give moral or emotional strength to

Synonyms for (adjective) calm

Synonyms: calm

Definition: (of weather) free from storm or wind

Usage: calm seas

Similar words: still, tranquil, smooth, quiet, placid, unruffled

Definition: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

Usage: 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


Similar words: settled

Definition: not changeable

Usage: a period of settled weather


Similar words: windless

Definition: without or almost without wind

Usage: he prefers windless days for playing golf


Synonyms: calm, unagitated, tranquil, serene

Definition: not agitated; without losing self-possession

Usage: 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

Similar words: composed

Definition: serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress

Usage: the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage; I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time