English adjective: quiet
|1.||quiet characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity|
|Samples||A quiet life.|
A quiet throng of onlookers.
Quiet peace-loving people.
The factions remained quiet for almost 10 years.
|See also||peaceable, peaceful, tame, unagitated|
|2.||quiet free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound|
|Samples||A quiet audience at the concert.|
The room was dark and quiet.
|Similar||noiseless, silent, soundless, still, stilly, tiptoe|
|See also||inaudible, soft, unhearable|
|3.||quiet not showy or obtrusive|
|Samples||Clothes in quiet good taste.|
|Similar||unostentatious, unpretending, unpretentious|
|4.||quiet in a softened tone|
A subdued whisper.
A quiet reprimand.
|Synonyms||hushed, muted, subdued|
|5.||quiet (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves|
|Samples||A ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay.|
The quiet waters of a lagoon.
A lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky.
A smooth channel crossing.
Scarcely a ripple on the still water.
|Synonyms||placid, smooth, still, tranquil, unruffled|
|6.||quiet of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g.|
|Domain category||astronomy, uranology|
English noun: quiet
|1.||quiet (state) a period of calm weather|
|Samples||There was a lull in the storm.|
|2.||quiet (state) an untroubled state; free from disturbances|
|3.||quiet (attribute) the absence of sound|
|Samples||He needed silence in order to sleep.|
The street was quiet.
|Broader (hypernym)||sound property|
|Narrower (hyponym)||hush, quietness, soundlessness, speechlessness, still, stillness|
|4.||quiet (attribute) a disposition free from stress or emotion|
|Synonyms||placidity, repose, serenity, tranquility, tranquillity|
|Broader (hypernym)||calm, calmness, composure, equanimity|
English adverb: quiet
|1.||quiet with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')|
|Samples||Her hands rested quietly in her lap.|
The rock star was quietly led out the back door.
Sit here as quiet as you can.
English verb: quiet
|1.||quiet (perception) become quiet or quieter|
|Samples||The audience fell silent when the speaker entered.|
|Synonyms||hush, pipe down, quiesce, quiet down, quieten|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Broader (hypernym)||change intensity|
|Verb group||hush, hush up, quieten, shut up, silence, still|
|2.||quiet (emotion) make calm or still|
|Samples||Quiet the dragons of worry and fear.|
|Examples||The performance is likely to quiet Sue|
|Synonyms||calm, calm down, lull, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody
|Broader (hypernym)||comfort, console, solace, soothe|
|Narrower (hyponym)||appease, assuage, assure, compose, conciliate, gentle, gruntle, lenify, lull, mollify, pacify, placate, reassure|
|Antonyms||charge up, commove, agitate, rouse, excite, turn on, charge|