Definitions for quietˈkwaɪ ɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. lull, quiet(noun)

    a period of calm weather

    "there was a lull in the storm"

  2. tranquillity, tranquility, quiet(noun)

    an untroubled state; free from disturbances

  3. silence, quiet(noun)

    the absence of sound

    "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"

  4. repose, quiet, placidity, serenity, tranquillity, tranquility(adj)

    a disposition free from stress or emotion

  5. quiet(adj)

    characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity

    "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"

  6. quiet(adj)

    free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound

    "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet"

  7. quiet, restrained(adj)

    not showy or obtrusive

    "clothes in quiet good taste"

  8. hushed, muted, subdued, quiet(adj)

    in a softened tone

    "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand"

  9. placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled(adj)

    (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

    "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"

  10. quiet(verb)

    of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.

  11. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down(verb)

    become quiet or quieter

    "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

  12. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still(adverb)

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

  13. quietly, quiet(adverb)

    with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')

    "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. quiet(Noun)

    The absence of sound; quietness.

  2. quiet(Noun)

    the absence of movement; stillness, tranquility

  3. quiet(Verb)

    To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm.

    When you quiet, we can start talking.

  4. quiet(Verb)

    To cause someone to become quiet.

  5. quiet(Adjective)

    With little or no sound; denoting absence of disturbing noise.

    I can't hear the music, it is too quiet.

  6. quiet(Adjective)

    Having little motion or activity; calm.

    the sea was quiet; a quiet night at home; all quiet on the Western front

  7. quiet(Adjective)

    Not busy, of low quantity.

  8. quiet(Adjective)

    Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved.

    He's a very quiet man usually, but is very chatty after a few beers.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Quiet(adj)

    in a state of rest or calm; without stir, motion, or agitation; still; as, a quiet sea; quiet air

  2. Quiet(adj)

    free from noise or disturbance; hushed; still

  3. Quiet(adj)

    not excited or anxious; calm; peaceful; placid; settled; as, a quiet life; a quiet conscience

  4. Quiet(adj)

    not giving offense; not exciting disorder or trouble; not turbulent; gentle; mild; meek; contented

  5. Quiet(adj)

    not showy; not such as to attract attention; undemonstrative; as, a quiet dress; quiet colors; a quiet movement

  6. Quiet(adj)

    the quality or state of being quiet, or in repose; as an hour or a time of quiet

  7. Quiet(adj)

    freedom from disturbance, noise, or alarm; stillness; tranquillity; peace; security

  8. Quiet(verb)

    to stop motion in; to still; to reduce to a state of rest, or of silence

  9. Quiet(verb)

    to calm; to appease; to pacify; to lull; to allay; to tranquillize; as, to quiet the passions; to quiet clamors or disorders; to quiet pain or grief

  10. Quiet(verb)

    to become still, silent, or calm; -- often with down; as, be soon quieted down

  11. Origin: [L. quies, -etis. See Quiet, a.]

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  1. Quiet

    Quiet is an album by jazz musician John Scofield.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quiet' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1752

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quiet' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1337

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quiet' in Adjectives Frequency: #187


Translations for quiet

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • stilAfrikaans
  • صامت, هادئArabic
  • шым, тынысBashkir
  • ціхіBelarusian
  • тихBulgarian
  • tranquil, silenciós, poc, quiet, mica, calmarCatalan, Valencian
  • tichý, klidný, tichoCzech
  • stille, rolig, tyst, ro, stilhedDanish
  • still, ruhig, leise, ruhenGerman
  • ήρεμος, ήσυχος, σιγανός, σιωπηλός, ησυχίαGreek
  • trankvilaEsperanto
  • callado, poco, detenido, reservado, quieto, calmo, tranquilo, silente, silencioso, pacífico, tranquilidad, callar, silencio, calma, calmarSpanish
  • vaikne, tasaneEstonian
  • کم گوی, آرام, کم صدا, خاموش, ساکت شدن, آرام شدنPersian
  • äänetön, hiljainen, rauhallinen, vaisu, hiljaisuus, hiljentyä, rauhoittua, rauhoittaa, hiljentääFinnish
  • calme, silencieux, paisible, tranquille, discret, apaiser, calmerFrench
  • ciúin, ciúnasIrish
  • socair, sèimh, ciùin, sàmhach, sàmhchair, tosdScottish Gaelic
  • quieto, silandeiro, calmo, silenciosoGalician
  • ख़ामोश, ख़ामोशीHindi
  • csendesHungarian
  • հանգիստ, լռությունArmenian
  • quieteInterlingua
  • quietaIdo
  • hljóðurIcelandic
  • silenzioso, calmo, quieto, taciturno, placare, silenzio, pace, tranquillità, calmareItalian
  • 静か, 閑散, 平静, 沈黙, 静寂Japanese
  • ხმადაბალი, წყნარიGeorgian
  • тынышKazakh
  • ស្ងាត់Khmer
  • 조용한Korean
  • هێمن, وسکتKurdish
  • тынчKyrgyz
  • tacitus, tranquillus, pācōLatin
  • tylusLithuanian
  • kluss, lēns, klusumsLatvian
  • тивокMacedonian
  • शांतMarathi
  • diam, senyap, ديام, سڽڤMalay
  • rustig, zwijgzaam, stil, kalm, geluidloos, vredig, geruisloos, kalmerenDutch
  • rolig, stilleNorwegian
  • silenciósOccitan
  • ਚੁੱਪ-ਚਾਪ, ਚੁੱਪੀPanjabi, Punjabi
  • cichy, spokojnyPolish
  • silencioso, tranqüilo, calado, quieto, calmo, acalmar, silêncio, quietude, silenciar, tranquilizar, caladaPortuguese
  • încet, tăcutRomanian
  • спокойный, тихий, успокоить, успокаиваться, успокоиться, успокаиватьRussian
  • tih, spokojan, тих, šutljiv, miranSerbo-Croatian
  • tichýSlovak
  • tihSlovene
  • lugn, stilla, tyst, tysta, tystnad, tystnaSwedish
  • ప్రశాంతం, మౌనం, నిశ్శబ్దంTelugu
  • пастTajik
  • เงียบThai
  • sessiz, suskunTurkish
  • тихийUkrainian
  • خاموش, خاموشیUrdu
  • yên tĩnh, 安靜Vietnamese
  • stilikVolapük

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