The definition of calm is someone or something who is peaceful and free from stress or worries.(adjective)
An example of peaceful is a warm, quiet summer day.
To calm means to soothe and pacify someone to make him free of stress, or to become free of stress yourself.(verb)
Calm is defined as a state of peace and tranquility.(noun)
An example of calm is an atmosphere where no one is fighting or arguing and there is no stress or tension.
See calm in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr calme < OIt calma < LL (Vulg.: Job 30:30) cauma, heat, heat of the day (hence, in It, time to rest, quiet: see siesta) < Gr kauma, heat, esp. of the sun < kaiein, to burn; It sp. infl. by L calere, to be hot
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See calm in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective calm·er, calm·est
Origin: Middle English calme
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Old Italian calmo
Origin: , from Late Latin cauma, heat of the day, resting place in the heat of the day
Origin: , from Greek kauma, burning heat
Origin: , from kaiein, to burn
Origin: . N., from Middle English calme
Origin: , from Italian calma
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *calma
Origin: , from Late Latin.
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