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..

Origin of quieten:

1820–30

qui′et•en•er(n.)

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!"

Wiktionary

  1. quieten(Verb)

    To make quiet.

  2. quieten(Verb)

    To become quiet.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

quieten(verb)

(often with down ) to make or become quiet

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

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