What does quietly mean?

Definitions for quietly
qui·et·ly

Here are all the 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"

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

How to pronounce quietly?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say quietly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quietly in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quietly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of quietly in a Sentence

  1. Tariq Zahir:

    I'm quietly waiting for a bigger covering bounce that will presage the next leg lower in WTI.

  2. Boston University:

    Japan officially does not admit it negotiates with terrorists, historically, it has quietly worked behind the scenes to pay terrorists off.

  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

  4. Banpot Korncam:

    They just sat quietly without doing anything because it was dark, when they were hungry Coach Ek would use a flashlight to shine on the stalactites above.

  5. Roxanne Dube:

    Your grief is our grief, we can only hope that, in time, we will find common purpose towards diminishing the causes of such violent crimes. For now, we just want to be there for Marc, our incredibly caring son who loved his brother very much, and to say goodbye, ever so tenderly and quietly to Jean, our love.

Images & Illustrations of quietly

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