This page is about the phrasal verb calm down
If a person who is excited or agitated calms down, they become calmer and less excited or agitated.
quieten down, settle down
- calm down If your dog gets excited and starts to bark and pull on the leash, stop and wait until he calms down, and then start walking again.
- calm sb/sth down The plane flew into some storm clouds, and when the turbulance began the crew had to calm the passengers down.
If a child is frightened, the best way to calm her down is to
Contributor: Matt Errey