What does quietly mean?

Definitions for quietly
qui·et·ly

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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. Republican Michigan Rep. Todd Courser:

    I chose and I have chosen to stay and to make them play their hand, and whatever that brings on me that brings, i feel that it is absolutely essential for the cause of liberty to have these clandestine operations to control public officials exposed. So I refuse to leave quietly and have decided that these efforts really need to come out.

  2. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern:

    In the face of the greatest threat to human health we have seen in over a century, Kiwis have quietly and collectively implemented a nationwide wall of defense.

  3. Panjiva CEO Josh Green:

    One by one, either loudly or quietly, they will be rolling out some amazing deals.

  4. Chris Froome:

    I wouldn’t look at him in the same light as Nairo Quintana. He’s quietly doing his thing. I wouldn’t expect him to attack in the big mountain stages.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Senator Paul has no chance of wining the nomination and the people of Kentucky should not allow him the privilege of remaining their senator. Rand should save his lobbyist's and special interest money and just go quietly home, rand's campaign is a total mess, and as a matter of fact, I didn't know he had anybody left in his campaign to make commercials who are not currently under indictment!

Images & Illustrations of quietly

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