"calms" in the noun sense
1. composure, calm, calmness, equanimity
steadiness of mind under stress
"he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
2. calm air, calm
wind moving at less than 1 knot 0 on the Beaufort scale
"calms" in the verb sense
1. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still
make calm or still
"quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
2. steady, calm, becalm
3. calm, calm down, cool off, chill out, simmer down, settle down, cool it
become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation
"After the fight both men need to cool off."
"It took a while after the baby was born for things to settle down again."
4. sedate, calm, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise
cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to
"The patient must be sedated before the operation"
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