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Definition 1: cause to be quiet or not talk - [verb of change]

Samples where quieten or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please silence the children in the church!

Synonyms for quieten in the sense of this definition

(quieten is a kind of ...) bring under control by force or authority

"suppress a nascent uprising" "stamp down on littering" "conquer one's desires"

(... is a kind of quieten ) silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

(... is a kind of quieten ) become quiet or less intensive

"the fighting lulled for a moment"

(... is a kind of quieten ) silence or overwhelm by shouting

(... is a kind of quieten ) prevent from speaking out

"The press was gagged"

(quieten causes ...) become quiet or still; fall silent

"hush my baby!"

(quieten has a similar meaning as ...) become quiet or quieter

"The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

Definition 2: make calm or still - [verb of emotion]

Samples where quieten or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • quiet the dragons of worry and fear

Synonyms for quieten in the sense of this definition

(quieten is a kind of ...) give moral or emotional strength to

(... is a kind of quieten ) calm by deception

"Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"

(... is a kind of quieten ) calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet

"She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"

(... is a kind of quieten ) cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

"She managed to mollify the angry customer"

(... is a kind of quieten ) cause to feel sure; give reassurance to

"The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"

Definition 3: become quiet or quieter - [verb of perception]

Samples where quieten or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered

Synonyms for quieten in the sense of this definition

(quieten is a kind of ...) increase or decrease in intensity

(quieten has a similar meaning as ...) cause to be quiet or not talk

"Please silence the children in the church!"

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