Definition of Becalm

1. Verb. Make steady. "Steady yourself"

Exact synonyms: Calm, Steady
Generic synonyms: Stabilise, Stabilize



Definition of Becalm

1. v. t. To render calm or quiet; to calm; to still; to appease.

Definition of Becalm

1. Verb. (transitive) To make calm or still; make quiet; calm. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive nautical) To cut off the wind from a ship either by the proximity of land or by another vessel. A ship that is motionless due to the absence of wind is '''becalmed'''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Becalm

1. to make calm [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: calm

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Becalm

bebother
bebothered
bebothering
bebothers
bebroyde
bebump
bebung
bebungs
bebury
bec de corbin
becall
becalled
becalling
becalls
becalm (current term)
becalmed
becalming
becalms
became
becamest
becanthone hydrochloride
becap
becaped
becapped
becapping
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becard
becardiganed
becards

Literary usage of Becalm

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1. The King and the Commons: Cavalier and Puritan Song by Henry Morley (1869)
"TO MUSIC, TO becalm HIS FEVER. HARM me asleep, and melt me so With thy delicious numbers, That being ravish'd, hence I go Away in easy slumbers. ..."

2. English Lyrics (1890)
"TO MUSIC, TO becalm HIS FEVER. CHARM me asleep, and melt me so With thy delicious numbers ; That lx;ing ravished, ..."

3. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1912)
"William Collins [1721-1759] TO MUSIC, TO becalm HIS FEVER CHARM me asleep, and melt me so With thy delicious numbers, That, being ravished, hence I go Away ..."

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