Definitions and translations for "quiet"

Definition of quiet

Pronunciation
Adjective
1. With little or no sound; free from of disturbing noise.
I can't hear the music; it is too quiet.
2. Having little motion or activity; calm.
The sea was quiet; a quiet night at home; all quiet on the Western front
3. Not busy, of low quantity.
The traffic was quiet for a Monday morning.
Business was quiet for the season.
4. Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved.
He's a very quiet man usually, but is very chatty after a few beers.
5. Not showy; undemonstrative.
A quiet dress; quiet colours; a quiet movement
6. Requiring little or no interaction.
A quiet install
Verb
7. To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm.
When you quiet, we can start talking.
8. To cause someone to become quiet.
Can you quiet your child? He's making lots of noise.
The umpire quieted the crowd, so the game could continue in peace.
Noun
9. The absence of sound; quietness.
There was a strange quiet in the normally very lively plaza.
We need a bit of quiet before we can start the show.
10. The absence of movement; stillness, tranquility
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English - English - quiet

Pronunciation
n. silence, noiselessness; stillness, tranquility; muteness, speechlessness; peacefulness, calmness
v. make silent, make noiseless; pacify, calm; be pacified, be calmed; be reticent, remain silent; become quiet
adj. silent, noiseless; peaceful, tranquil; still, lacking activity; speaking very little

English - Spanish - quiet

Pronunciation
s. quietud, calma, paz, serenidad, tranquilidad; reposo, descanso
v. aquietar, acallantar, acallar, calmar, pacificar, serenar, silenciar, sosegar, tranquilizar; ser sosegador
adj. quieto, calmado, calmo, descansado, manso, quedo, recoleto, sosegado, tranquilo; callado, silencioso; sereno, sin movimiento

English - French - quiet

Pronunciation
n. tranquillité; repos; calme; quiétude; silence, paix, sérénité
v. apaiser; calmer; tranquilliser; faire taire; dissiper; assoupir; s'apaiser, se calmer
adj. tranquille, calme, silencieux, paisible; doux; sage; discret; simple

English - German - quiet

Pronunciation
n. Ruhe, Stille; Gelassenheit
v. leise; still, ruhig; sanft
adj. still, leise; ruhig; sanft; Stillschweigen bewahren

English - Indonesian - quiet

Pronunciation
n. ketenangan
v. meredakan, menenangkan, mendiamkan, memperdiamkan
a. sunyi, senyap, sayu, diam, bungkam, sengap, sirep, cep, aman, tenteram, tenang, teduh, antap, lengang, angler, ramai: tdk ramai, sepi

English - Italian - quiet

Pronunciation
s. silenzio, quiete; tranquillità, calma
v. con calma, tranquillamente
agg. quieto, silenzioso, tranquillo, calmo; sommesso, basso; placido, pacifico; discreto, riservato; taciturno; sobrio; alla buona, familiare

English - Polish - quiet

Pronunciation
n. spokój, spoczynek, cisza, zacisze, zaciszność
v. uspokajać, uciszać, uciskać, uspokoić, uciszyć, ucisnąć
a. spokojny, cichy, skromny, nierozgłośny, łagodny, zaciszny

English - Portuguese - quiet

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s. tranquilidade; repouso; calma; silêncio; descanso; sossego
v. silenciar; acalmar; tranquilizar; aquietar; sossegar; serenar
adj. quieto; tranquilo; calmo; sereno; calado; imóvel; pacato; inativo

English - Romanian - quiet

Pronunciation
n. linişte, calm, tihnă, repaus, tăcere, astâmpăr
v. linişti, calma, domoli, potoli, risipi, linişti: se linişti, potoli: se potoli, astâmpăra
a. liniştit, calm, domol, lin, tăcut, potolit, paşnic, tihnit, retras, cuminte, tainic, secret, ascuns, modest, simplu, pretenţie: fără pretenţii, slab

English - Russian - quiet

Pronunciation
с. тишина, безмолвие, покой, спокойствие, мир
г. успокаивать, успокаиваться, унимать
прил. тихий, бесшумный, неслышный; спокойный, мирный, ничем не нарушаемый; неяркий, не бросающийся в глаза, скромный; укромный, тайный, скрытый

English - Turkish - quiet

Pronunciation
f. susturmak, sakinleştirmek, yatıştırmak, dindirmek, susmak, sakinleşmek, yatışmak
i. sessizlik, sükunet, huzur, dinginlik, hareketsizlik, asayiş, dinme
s. sessiz, gürültüsüz, sakin, durgun, huzurlu, huzur veren, dinlendirici, dingin, kuytu, gizli, uslu

English - Ukrainian - quiet

Pronunciation
n. тиша, спокій, мир, покій
v. заспокоювати, затихати, угамовувати
a. тихий, спокійний, нерухомий, одноманітний, неяскравий, скромний, затишний, нерухливий, смирний

English - Dutch - quiet

Pronunciation
bn. rustig, kalm, stil, bedaard, stemmig, gerust, opzichtig : niet opzichtig, mak
zn. kalmte, rust, vrede, stilte, bedaardheid
ww. stillen, kalmeren

English - Greek - quiet

Pronunciation
επίρ. ήσυχα
ουσ. ησυχία, σιγή
ρήμ. ηρεμώ, ησυχάζω

English - Arabic - quiet

Pronunciation
‏هدوء، مسالم، سكون‏
‏خرس، أهدأ، سكن، سكت‏
‏صامت، هادئ، مطمئن البال، هادي، مطمئن، منعزل، عذب، وديع، رقيق‏

English - Chinese - quiet

Pronunciation
(名) 安静, 平静, 闲适
(动) 使平静, 使安心, 使平息; 平静下来
(形) 安静的, 宁静的, 静止的

English - Chinese - quiet

Pronunciation
(名) 安靜, 平靜, 閒適
(動) 使平靜, 使安心, 使平息; 平靜下來
(形) 安靜的, 寧靜的, 靜止的

English - Hindi - quiet

Pronunciation
n. स्थिरता, शांति, विश्राम, आनंद, सुख
v. शांत करना, स्थिर करना
a. शांत, नीरव, चुपचाप, निस्तब्ध, निश्चल, निविर्घ्न, निश्‍िचंत
adv. धीरे, धीरे-धीरे, धीरे से, नीची आवाज़ से

English - Japanese - quiet

Pronunciation
(形) 静かな; 動きのない; 平穏な; もの静かな, おとなしい
(動) 静める; なだめる
(名) 静けさ, 静寂; 平穏

English - Korean - quiet

Pronunciation
명. 침묵, 조용함; 정적, 고요함; 말이 없슴; 평화로움
동. 조용히 하다; 침착해지다; 달래다; 잠잠하다; 잠잠해지다
형. 조용한; 평온한; 정적의; 거의 말이 없는

English - Vietnamese - quiet

Pronunciation
v. làm cho êm dịu, làm yên lòng, làm cho an tâm, không cho nói, làm tiêu tan sở sệt
a. yên lặng, yên ổn, yên tỉnh, hiền lành, ôn hòa, giản dị, thường
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Verb forms for quiet
Present participle: quieting
Present: quiet (3.person: quiets)
Past: quieted
Future: will quiet
Present conditional: would quiet
Present Perfect: have quieted (3.person: has quieted)
Past Perfect: had quieted
Future Perfect: will have quieted
Past conditional: would have quieted