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Principal Translations
calm adj (serene)calmado pp&adj
 He was calm despite the pressure on him.
 Se mostraba calmado a pesar de la presión a que estaba sometido.
calm vtr (to make quiet) a alguiencalmar vtr
 She patted the excited horse to calm it.
 Soft music calmed the children before bedtime.
 Daba palmaditas al caballo para calmarlo.
 La música suave calmó al niño antes de la hora de irse a dormir.
 
Additional Translations
calm adj (peaceful)apacible adj
 The temple had a calm atmosphere.
 En el templo había una atmósfera apacible.
calm adj (water)encalmado adj
 The lake water was calm and still.
 El agua del lago estaba encalmada.
calm adj (quiet: weather)calmado adj
 The wind is calm.
 El viento calmado hace que el ambiente sea agradable.
calm n (serenity)paz nf
 calma nf
 The library is a refuge of calm in the city.
 La biblioteca es un refugio de paz dentro de la ciudad.
calm n (windless weather)calma chicha loc nom
 The sailboat did not move in the calm.
 This is the calm before the storm.
 El velero no se movía a causa de la calma chicha.
 Esta es la calma que precede a la tormenta.
calm vi (relax)calmarse vpron
 The crying woman calmed, as her friend hugged her.
 La joven llorosa se calmó cuando su amigo la abrazó.
calm vi (become quiet: weather)calmarse vpron
 The wind calmed as the hurricane moved off.
 El viento se calmó cuando el huracán pasó.
calm vtr (to sedate) medicinasedar vtr
 The nurse calmed the patient with a shot of morphine.
 La enfermera sedó al paciente con una inyección de morfina.
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Compound Forms:
calm and collected, cool, calm and collected adj (person: composed) personatranquilo, sereno, sosegado, templado adj
calm before the storm n figurative (quiet period that precedes [sth] turbulent) figla calma que precede a la tormenta fr hecha
 Mary's much too quiet. I fear it's the calm before the storm.
 Mari está demasiado tranquila, me temo que esto es la calma que precede a la tormenta.
calm down interj (don't panic)xx
 Calm down! The matter has been resolved.
calm down vi (become calmer)calmarse vpron
 Calm down! The matter has been resolved.
 recuperar el control vtr(exp i)
 Argentina fam.bajar un cambio loc verb
 Colombia famfresquearse v pron
 ¡Ya no pasó anda malo, fresquéate!
calm down vtr (cause to become calmer)calmar, apaciguar, sosegar vtr
 She gave the baby a bottle to calm him down.
 Logró apaciguar los ánimos gracias a sus sabias palabras.
calm weather n (mild, not windy or stormy conditions)buen tiempo/clima nm
 Let's wait for a day with calm weather to canoe across the lake.
 Vámonos de paseo que hoy hace buen clima.
 calma nf
 Puerto Ricotiempo moderado nm
calm yourself interj (don't panic, don't get overexcited)¡cálmate!/ ¡tranquilízate! interj
 Madam, please calm yourself! The doctor is on her way to treat your son.
 ¡Tranquilízate, que seguro que tiene solución!
 ¡relájate! interj
 México fam¡sereno, moreno! interj
 Serena, morena, ahorita vemos como solucionamos esto.
 Argentina fambajá un cambio interj
 No te pases, bajá un cambio y pensalo mejor.
 Méxicono te aceleres interj
dead calm n (nautical: no wind)calma chicha nf
 A sailing ship can make no progress at all in a dead calm.
 calma total nf
dead calm n (total stillness)silencio de muerte nm
Note: Often unnaturally calm.
 A dead calm enveloped the house after his wife left him.
 calma sepulcral nf
 Al caer la noche todos se recogían temerosos en sus casas y las calles quedaban sumidas en una calma sepulcral.
keep calm vi (remain composed)mantener la calma vtr
 He will try to make you angry but you must keep calm.
 Everyone, please keep calm until the police arrive!
 Va a tratar de hacerte enojar, pero debés mantener la calma.
 mantenerse calmo vpron
 Se mantuvo calmo en todo momento, a pesar de los insultos.
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