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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. make steady;
- Example: "steady yourself"
[syn: steady, calm, becalm]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Becalm \Be*calm"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Becalmed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Becalming.] 1. To render calm or quiet; to calm; to still; to appease. [1913 Webster] Soft whispering airs . . . becalm the mind. --Philips. [1913 Webster] 2. To keep from motion, or stop the progress of, by the stilling of the wind; as, the fleet was becalmed. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

becalm v 1: make steady; "steady yourself" [syn: steady, calm, becalm]