Calm in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is calm a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word calm is a Scrabble US word. The word calm is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

C3A1L1M3

Is calm a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word calm is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

C3A1L1M3

Is calm a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word calm is a Words With Friends word. The word calm is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

C4A1L2M4

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Valid words made from Calm

You can make 12 words from 'calm' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'calm'

CALM 8CLAM 8

3 letters words from 'calm'

CAL 5CAM 7
LAC 5LAM 5
MAC 7MAL 5

2 letters words from 'calm'

AL 2AM 4
LA 2MA 4

All 4 letters words made out of calm

calm aclm clam lcam alcm lacm caml acml cmal mcal amcl macl clma lcma cmla mcla lmca mlca almc lamc amlc malc lmac mlac

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word calm. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in calm.

Definitions and meaning of calm

calm

Alternative forms

  • calme (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English calm, calme, from Old French calme, probably from Old Italian calma, of uncertain origin. Calma may derive from Late Latin cauma (heat of the midday sun), from Ancient Greek καῦμα (kaûma, heat, especially of the sun), from καίω (kaíō, I burn), or possibly from Latin caleō. Compare also Proto-Germanic *kalmaz (frozenness, cold).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɑːm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɑm/, /kɑlm/, /kɔ(ː)m/
  • (Ireland, Scotland) IPA(key): /kam/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːm
  • (nonstandard, now chiefly dialect) IPA(key): /kaɹm/

Adjective

calm (comparative calmer or more calm, superlative calmest or most calm)

  1. (of a person) Peaceful, quiet, especially free from anger and anxiety.
    Antonyms: stressed, nervous, anxious
  2. (of a place or situation) Free of noise and disturbance.
    Antonym: disturbed
  3. (of water) with few or no waves on the surface; not rippled.
  4. Without wind or storm.
    Antonyms: windy, stormy

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:calm

Derived terms

  • calm as a millpond
  • ice-calm

Translations

Noun

calm (countable and uncountable, plural calms)

  1. (in a person) The state of being calm; peacefulness; absence of worry, anger, fear or other strong negative emotion.
  2. (in a place or situation) The state of being calm; absence of noise and disturbance.
  3. A period of time without wind.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:calmness

Derived terms

  • ice-calm

Translations

Verb

calm (third-person singular simple present calms, present participle calming, simple past and past participle calmed)

  1. (transitive) To make calm.
    to calm a crying baby
    to calm the passions
    • to calm the tempest raised by Aeolus
  2. (intransitive) To become calm.

Synonyms

  • allay, appease, calm down, cool off, ease, pacify, quieten, soothe, subdue

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • excite

Translations

Anagrams

  • ALCM, CAML, CLAM, Caml, Malc, clam

Catalan

Etymology

From calma, probably in imitation of French calme (adjective) and Spanish calmo.

Adjective

calm (feminine calma, masculine plural calms, feminine plural calmes)

  1. calm

Related terms

  • calma
  • calmar

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French calme.

Noun

calm n (plural calmuri)

  1. composure (calmness of mind or matter, self-possession)

Related terms

  • calma

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to become not agitated.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)