verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby quieten
OTHER WORDS FROM quietenqui·et·en·er, noun
Examples from the Web for quieten
Pippa is facing renewed pressure from the palace to quieten down and behave like a good girl.
The number of these shells was unusually large; but later on towards 10 A.M. things began to quieten down in the back area.Q.6.a and Other places|Francis Buckley
But th' cheerman saw her comin, an' managed to stop it, but it wor noa easy job to quieten her.Yorksher Puddin'|John Hartley
I says: 'See, Jennings, how women-folk do quieten babbies; it's just as I said.'
We are all full of longings; and the chief blessing of civilization is that it supplies the wherewithal to quieten them.The Secrets of a Kuttite|Edward O. Mousley
Some were for a slight concession, just a sugar-plum to quieten the naughty child, a sacrifice to peace and quietness.