calm
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calm(
kalm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tranquility)
a. la calma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a sense of calm in the living room.Había una sensación de calma en la sala.
b. la tranquilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I usually go to the lake for peace and calm.Suelo ir al lago para paz y tranquilidad.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (serene)
a. tranquilo
The countryside is a very calm place.El campo es un lugar muy tranquilo.
b. calmado
We're very calm after drinking a cup of tea.Estamos muy calmadas después de tomar una taza de té.
c. apacible
The sea is calm now but it won't last long.El mar está apacible ahora, pero no durará mucho tiempo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to soothe)
a. calmar
He needs to calm himself down right now.Necesita calmarse ahorita.
b. tranquilizar
Yoga class has a way of calming me.La clase de yoga tiene una manera de tranquilizarme.
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calm
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la calma f, tranquilidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (also fig)
a.
the calm before the stormla calma que precede a la tormenta
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (person, sea, water)
a. tranquilo(a)
4. (weather)
a. apacible
to stay calmmantener la calma
to become or grow calmercalmarse
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (general)
a. calmar, tranquilizar
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calm [kɑːm]
adjective
calmer (comparative)calmest (superlative)
1 (unruffled) [+person, voice, place] tranquilo
to grow calm tranquilizarse; calmarse; to keep or remain calm mantener la calma; keep calm! ¡tranquilo(s)!; ¡calma!; on calmer reflection, she decided that it would be a mistake tras un periodo de calma y reflexión, decidió que sería un error; (cool,) calm and collected tranquilo y con dominio de sí mismo; I feel calmer now ahora estoy más tranquilo or calmado
2 (still) [+sea, lake, water, weather] en calma; [+day, evening] sin viento
the sea was dead calm el mar estaba en calma chicha
3 (Economics) [+market, trading] sin incidencias
noun
calma (f); tranquilidad (f)
the calm before the storm la calma antes de la tormenta; (Náut) a dead calm una calma chicha
transitive verb
(also calm down) [+person] calmar; tranquilizar
to calm o.s. calmarse; tranquilizarse; calm yourself! ¡cálmate!; ¡tranquilízate!; to calm sb's fears tranquilizar a algn
The chairman tried to calm their fears He was starting to shake with excitement, and to calm himself he walked over to the window...
intransitive verb
[+sea, wind] calmarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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