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Meaning of CALM DOWN

Pronunciation:  kâm dawn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
  2. [v]  become quiet or calm, esp. 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."
  3. [v]  make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
 Synonyms: calm, chill out, cool it, cool off, lull, lull, quiet, quieten, settle down, simmer down, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
 Antonyms: agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, rouse, turn on
 See Also: appease, assuage, assure, change state, comfort, compose, conciliate, console, gentle, gruntle, hush, hush up, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate, quieten, reassure, shut up, silence, solace, soothe, still, turn