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Definitions for quieten
ˈkwaɪ ɪ tnqui·eten

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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"

  2. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillverb

    make calm or still

    "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"

  3. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upverb

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"


  1. quietenverb

    To make quiet.

  2. quietenverb

    To become quiet.


  1. quieten

    To quieten means to make or become less noisy, intense, or active; to reduce the intensity or severity of; to calm or settle. It can refer to reducing volume or noise, but it can also apply to lessening emotional intensity or activity levels.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quieten in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quieten in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of quieten in a Sentence

  1. Zhang Xuedong:

    The seven-day temporary control measures are meant to quieten the society down as much as possible, reduce mobility... and the risk of cross-infection.

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