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qui·et·en

 (kwī′ĭ-tn)
tr. & intr.v. qui·et·ened, qui·et·en·ing, qui·et·ens Chiefly British
To make or become quiet.
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quieten

(ˈkwaɪətən)
vb
1. (often foll by down) to make or become calm, silent, etc; pacify or become peaceful
2. (tr) to allay (fear, doubts, etc)
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qui•et•en

(ˈkwaɪ ɪ tn)

v.t., v.i. Chiefly Brit.
to quiet.
[1820–30]
qui′et•en•er, n.
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quieten


Past participle: quietened
Gerund: quietening

Imperative
quieten
quieten
Present
I quieten
you quieten
he/she/it quietens
we quieten
you quieten
they quieten
Preterite
I quietened
you quietened
he/she/it quietened
we quietened
you quietened
they quietened
Present Continuous
I am quietening
you are quietening
he/she/it is quietening
we are quietening
you are quietening
they are quietening
Present Perfect
I have quietened
you have quietened
he/she/it has quietened
we have quietened
you have quietened
they have quietened
Past Continuous
I was quietening
you were quietening
he/she/it was quietening
we were quietening
you were quietening
they were quietening
Past Perfect
I had quietened
you had quietened
he/she/it had quietened
we had quietened
you had quietened
they had quietened
Future
I will quieten
you will quieten
he/she/it will quieten
we will quieten
you will quieten
they will quieten
Future Perfect
I will have quietened
you will have quietened
he/she/it will have quietened
we will have quietened
you will have quietened
they will have quietened
Future Continuous
I will be quietening
you will be quietening
he/she/it will be quietening
we will be quietening
you will be quietening
they will be quietening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quietening
you have been quietening
he/she/it has been quietening
we have been quietening
you have been quietening
they have been quietening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quietening
you will have been quietening
he/she/it will have been quietening
we will have been quietening
you will have been quietening
they will have been quietening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quietening
you had been quietening
he/she/it had been quietening
we had been quietening
you had been quietening
they had been quietening
Conditional
I would quieten
you would quieten
he/she/it would quieten
we would quieten
you would quieten
they would quieten
Past Conditional
I would have quietened
you would have quietened
he/she/it would have quietened
we would have quietened
you would have quietened
they would have quietened
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.quieten - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
silence, still, hush, hush up, quieten, shut up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
change intensity - increase or decrease in intensity
louden - become louder; "The room loudened considerably"
2.quieten - make calm or stillquieten - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
lull - calm by deception; "Don't let yourself be lulled into a false state of security"
compose - calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet; "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"
appease, assuage, conciliate, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate - cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
reassure, assure - cause to feel sure; give reassurance to; "The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
comfort, console, solace, soothe - give moral or emotional strength to
3.quieten - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
shush - silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
conquer, inhibit, stamp down, suppress, subdue, curb - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
lull, calm down - become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
shout down - silence or overwhelm by shouting
pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten, hush - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
gag, muzzle - prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"
louden - cause to become loud
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quieten

verb
1. silence, subdue, stifle, still, stop, quiet, mute, hush, quell, muffle, shush (informal) She tried to quieten her breathing.
2. soothe, calm, allay, dull, blunt, alleviate, appease, lull, mitigate, assuage, mollify, deaden, tranquillize, palliate a long time to quieten the paranoia of the West
soothe upset, provoke, intensify, worsen, exacerbate, aggravate
quieten someone down calm someone down, comfort, soothe, subdue, pacify Somehow I managed to quieten her down.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

quieten

verb
To cause to become silent:
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Translations
يُزيل المَخاوِف أو الشُّكوك، يُهَدِّئيَهْدأ
uklidnitztišit
dæmpe
róast, stillastsefa, draga úr
sakinleştirmeksusturmakyatıştırmak

quieten

[ˈkwaɪətn]
A. VT (also quieten down) (= calm) → calmar, tranquilizar (fig) (= silence) [+ fears] → acallar
he managed to quieten the crowdlogró calmar a la multitud
B. VI (also quieten down) (= calm down) → calmarse, tranquilizarse; (= fall silent) → callarse (fig) (after unruly youth etc) → calmarse, sentar cabeza; (after rage) → tranquilizarse
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quieten

[ˈkwaɪətən] (mainly British)
vt
[+ person, breathing] → calmer, apaiser
(= allay) [+ fears, suspicions] → dissiper
quieten down
vt sep (= calm down) → calmer
vi (= calm down) → se calmer
Things have quietened down a bit → Les choses se sont un peu calmées.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quieten

vt (Brit)
sbzum Schweigen bringen; noisy class, dogzur Ruhe bringen; crying babyberuhigen; engineruhiger machen
(= make calm) person, conscienceberuhigen; suspicion, fearzerstreuen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

quieten

[ˈkwaɪətn]
1. vt (also quieten down) → calmare, placare
2. vi (also quieten down) → calmarsi
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

quiet

(ˈkwaiət) adjective
1. not making very much, or any, noise; without very much, or any, noise. Tell the children to be quiet; It's very quiet out in the country; a quiet person.
2. free from worry, excitement etc. I live a very quiet life.
3. without much movement or activity; not busy. We'll have a quiet afternoon watching television.
4. (of colours) not bright.
noun
a state, atmosphere, period of time etc which is quiet. In the quiet of the night; All I want is peace and quiet.
verb
(especially American. often with down) to quieten.
ˈquieten verb
1. (often with down) to make or become quiet. I expect you to quieten down when I come into the classroom.
2. to remove or lessen (a person's fears, doubts etc).
ˈquietly adverb
ˈquietness noun
keep quiet about
to say nothing about; to keep secret. I'd like you to keep quiet about the child's father being in prison.
on the quiet
secretly; without letting anyone find out. He went out of the office to enjoy a cigarette on the quiet.

quiet is an adjective: She has a quiet voice ;
Keep quiet.
quite is an adverb: This book is quite good .
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