Definitions for quietly

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word quietly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. softly, quietly(adverb)

    with low volume

    "speak softly but carry a big stick"; "she spoke quietly to the child"; "the radio was playing softly"

  2. quietly(adverb)

    with little or no sound

    "the class was listening quietly and intently"; "she was crying quietly"

  3. 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"

  4. restfully, quietly(adverb)

    in a restful manner

    "the streets are restfully sunny and still for the town is at mass"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. quietly(adverb)ˈkwaɪ ɪt

    with little or no noise

    The boys watched her quietly.

Wiktionary

  1. quietly(Adverb)

    In a quiet manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quietly(adverb)

    in a quiet state or manner; without motion; in a state of rest; as, to lie or sit quietly

  2. Quietly(adverb)

    without tumult, alarm, dispute, or disturbance; peaceably; as, to live quietly; to sleep quietly

  3. Quietly(adverb)

    calmly, without agitation or violent emotion; patiently; as, to submit quietly to unavoidable evils

  4. Quietly(adverb)

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2441

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4133

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'quietly' in Adverbs Frequency: #200


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

quietly(adverb)

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