Definitions for quietly
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quietly
with low volume
"speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"
with little or no sound
"the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"
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"
in a restful manner
"the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
with little or no noise
The boys watched her quietly.
In a quiet manner.
in a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly
without tumult, alarm, dispute, or disturbance; peaceably; as, to live quietly; to sleep quietly
calmly, without agitation or violent emotion; patiently; as, to submit quietly to unavoidable evils
noiselessly; silently; without remark or violent movement; in a manner to attract little or no observation; as, he quietly left the room
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2441
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4133
Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Adverbs Frequency: #200
Translations for quietly
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- calmamentePortuguese (BR)
- stille; dæmpetDanish
- tranquilamente; silenciosamenteSpanish
- به آرامیFarsi
- शांति सेHindi
- csendesen, nyugodtanHungarian
- dengan tenangIndonesian
- rólega; hávaðalaustIcelandic
- ramiai, tyliaiLithuanian
- klusi; mierīgiLatvian
- dengan senyapMalay
- stille, fredelig, i all stillhetNorwegian
- به آرامیPersian
- ورو، په ارامۍPashto
- în tăcereRomanian
- tyst, lugntSwedish
- 安靜地Chinese (Trad.)
- خاموشی سےUrdu
- trầm lặng; yên tĩnhVietnamese
- 安静地Chinese (Simp.)
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