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Synonyms of quieten in English:


  • 1 the teacher had to stop to quieten the children down
    silence, make quieter, hush, shush, quiet, still
    informal shut up
  • 2 her travelling companions had quietened
    fall silent, stop talking, break off, become quiet, quieten down, grow silent, shush, hold one's tongue
    British informal wrap up
    North American informal save it
  • 3 he tried using lithium salts to quieten manic patients
    calm, calm down, pacify, soothe, subdue, tranquillize, cool, content, silence, relax, comfort, compose
  • 4 Dexter yearned for a cigarette and could not quieten the urge
    allay, appease, assuage, mollify, palliate, ease, lessen, reduce, abate, mitigate, moderate, stifle, dull, deaden, lull, temper, subjugate, repress, quell, quash, overcome, rise above
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