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Definition of quiet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    quiet

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈkwaɪət//
     
    [intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quiet
     
    he / she / it quiets
     
    past simple quieted
     
    -ing form quieting
     
     
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  1. 1to become calmer or less noisy; to make someone or something calmer or less noisy synonym calm (somebody) down
  2. 2 quiet (down) The demonstrators quieted down when the police arrived. quiet somebody/something (down) He's very good at quieting the kids.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: quiet