HyperDic: quieten

English > 3 senses of the word quieten:
VERBperceptionquieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downbecome quiet or quieter
emotionquieten, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, lull, stillmake calm or still
changequieten, hush, silence, still, shut up, hush upcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
English > quieten: 3 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBecome quiet or quieter.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymshush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down
Broaderchange intensityincrease / increase or decrease in intensity
OppositeloudenBecome louder
Similar tohush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upCause to be quiet or not talk / talk
Spanishapaciguarse, callarse, callar, calmar, serenarse, sosegar, tranquilizarse
Catalanapaivagar-se, apaivagar, asserenar-se, callar, calmar-se, calmar, fer mutis, tranquil·litzar-se
English > quieten: 3 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningmake calm or still.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymscalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, lull, still
Narrowercomposecalm (someone, especially oneself)
lullcalm by deception
pacify, lenify, conciliate, assuage, appease, mollify, placate, gentle, gruntleCause to be more favorably inclined
reassure, assureCause to feel sure
Broadercomfort, soothe, console, solaceGive moral or emotional strength to
Oppositeagitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge upCause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Spanishaquietar, callar, calmar, serenar, tranquilizar
Catalanaquietar, asserenar, calmar, tranquil·litzar
English > quieten: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningCause to be quiet or not talk / talk.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymshush, silence, still, shut up, hush up
Cause tohushBecome quiet or still
Narrowergag, muzzleprevent from speaking out
lull, calm downBecome quiet or less intensive
shout downsilence or overwhelm by shouting
shushsilence (someone) by uttering 'shush!'
Broadersuppress, stamp down, subdue, conquerTo put down by force or authority
OppositeloudenCause to become loud
Similar toquieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downBecome quiet or quieter
Spanishacallar, callar, calmar, silenciar
Catalanapaivagar, aquietar, assossegar, callar, calmar, emmudir, silenciar

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