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quieten

 
Verb quieten has 3 senses
  1. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
    --1 is one way to change intensity
    Antonyms: louden
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still - make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear"
    --2 is one way to comfort, soothe, console, solace
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  3. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
    --3 is one way to suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb
    Antonyms: louden
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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