HyperDic: quiesce

English > 1 sense of the word quiesce:
VERBperceptionquiesce, quieten, hush, quiet, quiet down, pipe downbecome quiet or quieter
English > quiesce: 1 sense > verb 1, perception
MeaningBecome quiet or quieter.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsquieten, hush, quiet, 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
Adjectivesquiescentbeing quiet or still or inactive

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