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1 quiet /ˈkwajət/ adjective
quieter; quietest
1 quiet
/ˈkwajət/
adjective
quieter; quietest
Learner's definition of QUIET
[also more quiet; most quiet]
: making very little noise
: not talking
: tending not to talk very much
: not having much activity or movement
: not disturbed by noise or people
: not shown or done in an obvious way

keep quiet

: to not say anything or make any noise
keep quiet about (something) or keep (something) quiet : to not say anything about (something)
keep (someone) quiet
: to prevent (someone) from speaking or to prevent (someone or something) from making noise
: to prevent (someone) from revealing information about something

— quietly

adverb [more quietly; most quietly]

— quietness

noun [noncount]
2 quiet /ˈkwajət/ verb
quiets; quieted; quieting
2 quiet
/ˈkwajət/
verb
quiets; quieted; quieting
Learner's definition of QUIET
[+ object] chiefly US
: to make (someone or something) quieter, calmer, or less intense
often + down

quiet down

[phrasal verb] chiefly US
: to become quiet or quieter : to become calmer or less noisy
3 quiet /ˈkwajət/ noun
3 quiet
/ˈkwajət/
noun
Learner's definition of QUIET
[noncount]
: the quality or state of being quiet or calm

on the quiet

: in a secret or quiet way : without people knowing
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