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?

  1. quietly

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. David Daleiden:

    We very quietly have been on this long-term investigation.

  2. Spike Milligan:

    Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs.

  3. Spike Milligan, from "The Goon Show":

    Are you going to come quietly, or do I have to use earplugs?

  4. Johann von Goethe:

    One man's word is no man's word we should quietly hear both sides.

  5. Alice Walker:

    The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.

Images & Illustrations of quietly

  1. quietlyquietlyquietlyquietlyquietly

Popularity rank by frequency of use

quietly#10000#11864#100000

Translations for quietly

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for quietly »

Translation

Find a translation for the quietly definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these quietly definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"quietly." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 26 Jun 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/quietly>.

Are we missing a good definition for quietly? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for quietly:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.