Definitions for: Quiesce


[v] become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"



Webster (1913) Definition: Qui*esce", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Quiesced; p. pr. &
vb. n. Quiescing.] [L. quiescere, akin to quies rest,
quiet. See Quiet, a. & n.]
To be silent, as a letter; to have no sound. --M. Stuart.

Synonyms: hush, pipe down, quiet, quiet down, quieten

Antonyms: louden

See Also: change intensity

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