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Verb: calm down  kaam dawn
  1. Become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
    "After the fight both men need to calm down.";
    - calm, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool it, wind down, take a chill pill
  2. Make calm or still
    "calm down the dragons of worry and fear";
    - calm, quiet, tranquilize [N. Amer], tranquillize, tranquillise [Brit], quieten [Brit], lull, still
  3. Become quiet or less intensive
    "the fighting calmed down for a moment";
    - lull

Derived forms: calmed down, calming down, calms down

Type of: change state, comfort, console, hush, hush up, quieten [Brit], shut up, silence, solace, soothe, still, turn