Definitions for quietenˈkwaɪ ɪ tn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

qui•et•en*ˈkwaɪ ɪ tn(v.t.; v.i.)

  1. to quiet.

    Category: British

* Chiefly Brit..

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    become quiet or quieter

    "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

  2. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still(verb)

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

  3. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up(verb)

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"


  1. quieten(Verb)

    To make quiet.

  2. quieten(Verb)

    To become quiet.

Anagrams of quieten

  1. queen it

Translations for quieten

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(often with down ) to make or become quiet

I expect you to quieten down when I come into the classroom.

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