quieten

Definitions of quieten
  1. verb
    become quiet or quieter
    synonyms: hush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down
    hush, hush up, shut up, silence, still
    cause to be quiet or not talk
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    louden
    become louder
    louden
    cause to become loud
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    change intensity
    increase or decrease in intensity
  2. verb
    cause to be quiet or not talk
    synonyms: hush, hush up, shut up, silence, still
    hush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down
    become quiet or quieter
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    louden
    cause to become loud
    louden
    become louder
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    shush
    silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
    calm down, lull
    become quiet or less intensive
    shout down
    silence or overwhelm by shouting
    gag, muzzle
    prevent from speaking out
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    conquer, curb, inhibit, stamp down, subdue, suppress
    to put down by force or authority
  3. verb
    make calm or still
    synonyms: calm, calm down, lull, quiet, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize
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    agitate, charge, charge up, commove, excite, rouse, turn on
    cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
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    lull
    calm by deception
    compose
    calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet
    appease, assuage, conciliate, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate
    cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
    assure, reassure
    cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
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    comfort, console, solace, soothe
    give moral or emotional strength to
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