Definitions for: Quieten


[v] cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
[v] make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
[v] become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"



Synonyms: calm, calm down, hush, hush, hush up, lull, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet, quiet down, shut up, silence, still, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize

Antonyms: agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, louden, louden, rouse, turn on

See Also: appease, assuage, assure, calm down, change intensity, comfort, compose, conciliate, conquer, console, curb, gag, gentle, gloss over, gruntle, inhibit, lenify, lull, mollify, muzzle, pacify, placate, reassure, shout down, shush, sleek over, solace, soothe, stamp down, subdue, suppress, whitewash

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The only way to quieten me is to invite me to a tennis match.

-- John Forsythe (American Actor)


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