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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downverb

    become quiet or quieter

    "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"


  1. quiet downverb

    To become quieter

  2. quiet downverb

    To reduce intensity of an activity.

  3. quiet downverb

    To make someone or something become quieter.


  1. quiet down

    To quiet down means to reduce noise or activity to a calmer, more subdued level. It can be directed towards people who are being too loud or disruptive, asking them to lower their voices or cease their disruptive activities. It can also describe a situation or environment that has transitioned from being noisy or busy to being more peaceful and still.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quiet down in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quiet down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of quiet down in a Sentence

  1. Steve Honig:

    Amanda is embarrassed and ashamed this happened and sincerely apologizes to hotel security and the Las Vegas Police Department, amanda is a gentle, respectful person who has never gotten physical with anyone under any circumstance. That evening she had a few drinks at a bachelorette party and when hotel security asked her and Bobby to quiet down, she got a bit rambunctious. Amanda gave Bobby what she thought was a playful shove ; hotel security did their job and reported the incident to the police, who in turn did their job. Despite Bobby explaining this was not an ill-intended shove, the police still had to do their job, which Amanda completely respects and understands.

  2. Renad Mansour:

    That's a lesson they learned from Basra in 2018 because protests stopped after 20 or so people were killed ... there's a logic that if you kill enough people they'll quiet down.

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