listen to the pronunciation of quieten
Englisch - Englisch
To make quiet
To become quiet
If you quieten someone or something, or if they quieten, you make them become less noisy, less active, or silent. She tried to quieten her breathing A man shouted and the dogs suddenly quietened
become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered
make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
To quieten fears or complaints means to persuade people that there is no good reason for them. Russian intelligence will take a long time to quieten the paranoia of the West
cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
{f} make quiet, silence; become silent, become quiet
quieten down
To become quieter

As the lights dimmed the general noise quietened down.

quieten down
To make someone or something become quieter

The teacher did her best to quieten the children down.

quieten down
To reduce intensity of an activity

Diplomacy can only begin when the violence quietens down.

quieten down
If someone or something quietens down or if you quieten them down, they become less noisy or less active. The labour unrest which swept the country last week has quietened down Somehow I managed to quieten her down Tom's words before the match might also have quietened down our own supporters. = calm down
past of quieten
present participle of quieten
third-person singular of quieten