Definition of Quiet down

1. Verb. Become quiet or quieter. "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

Exact synonyms: Hush, Pipe Down, Quiesce, Quiet, Quieten
Related verbs: Hush, Hush Up, Quieten, Shut Up, Silence, Still
Generic synonyms: Change Intensity
Derivative terms: Hush, Quiescent, Quiet
Antonyms: Louden



Definition of Quiet down

1. Verb. (intransitive US) To become quieter ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive US) To reduce intensity of an activity. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive US) To make someone or something become quieter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quiet Down

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quiescence
quiescences
quiescency
quiescent
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quiesces
quiescin
quiescing
quiesence
quiet
quiet as a mouse
quiet coach
quiet coaches
quiet down (current term)
quiet hip disease
quiet iritis
quiet lung
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quieted
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quietened
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Literary usage of Quiet down

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1. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Joseph Jacobs (1892)
"... quiet down. cxxxix Recognise unlucky Days. They exist: nothing goes well on them ; even though the game may be changed the ill- luck remains. ..."

2. The Indian Sign Language: With Brief Explanatory Notes of the Gestures by William Philo Clark (1884)
"This is also used in sense of fear not, do not be anxious, quiet down, etc. Deaf-mutes about same. Kettle. Form an incomplete horizontal circle in front of ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons by American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons (1920)
"But when it comes to the necessity of removing them it seems to me it is absolutely unwise, because indubitably statistics show they do quiet down very ..."

4. Dislocations and Joint-fractures by Frederic Jay Cotton (1910)
"So long as the leg is used it does not quiet down into its bed again. ... Some cases quiet down with rest, and under simple adhesive strapping running ..."

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