(of water) not rough, smooth; (of weather) not windy
free from excitement, nervous activity, or strong feeling; quiet and untroubled
peace and quiet; absence of excitement of nervous activity
an absence of wind or rough weather
make or become calm
"he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
"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"
"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
"After the fight both men need to cool off."
"It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
"The patient must be sedated before the operation"
Let's stop yelling at each other...Let's calm down.
出自： L. Uris
〔说明〕 calm down通常不用于进行体。
The roaring sea gradually calmed down.
The sea calmed down as soon as the wind fell.
The sea gradually calmed down as we steamed out.
Calm down! There's nothing to worry about .
The crying child soon calmed down.
We expect she'll calm down in a few minutes, when she gets over the shock.
The mayor lost control of himself for a moment, but he soon calmed down.
If you don't calm down, you're going to have a heart attack.
The situation then calmed down temporarily.
Try to calm the children down, they're too excited.
I tried to calm him down after the bad news.
We tried to calm down the angry man.
Calm yourself down. There is nothing to worry about.
误 He promised to take me boating on a calmed day.
正 He promised to take me boating on a calm day.
误 She gave the calm boy some milk.
正 She gave the calmed boy some milk.
析 calm修饰天气、海洋、水等时作“平静的”“无风的”解,可直接用于名词前作定语; calm的过去分词calmed用作定语时主要修饰“人”,表示“镇定的”“镇静的”。