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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycalm down
he/she/itcalms down
present participlecalming down
past tensecalmed down
past participlecalmed down
  1. 1
    to begin to feel more relaxed and less emotional, or to make someone do this

    Calm down and tell us what’s going on.

    She managed to calm him down.

  2. 2
    if a situation calms down, there is less activity and people are less busy
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