Associations to the word «Quiet»

Wiktionary

QUIET, adjective. With little or no sound; free from of disturbing noise.
QUIET, adjective. Having little motion or activity; calm.
QUIET, adjective. Not busy, of low quantity.
QUIET, adjective. Not talking much or not talking loudly; reserved.
QUIET, adjective. Not showy; undemonstrative.
QUIET, adjective. (software) Requiring little or no interaction.
QUIET, verb. To become quiet, silent, still, tranquil, calm.
QUIET, verb. To cause someone to become quiet.
QUIET, noun. The absence of sound; quietness.
QUIET, noun. The absence of movement; stillness, tranquility
QUIET AS A MOUSE, adjective. (simile) Very quiet, so as to not be heard
QUIET COACH, noun. (British) A rail coach on which unnecessary noise is discouraged.
QUIET COACHES, noun. Plural of quiet coach
QUIET DOWN, verb. (intransitive) (US) To become quieter
QUIET DOWN, verb. (intransitive) (US) To reduce intensity of an activity.
QUIET DOWN, verb. (transitive) (US) To make someone or something become quieter.
QUIET MOVE, noun. (chess) A move that does not attack or capture an enemy piece.
QUIET MOVES, noun. Plural of quiet move
QUIET STORM, noun. (music) A genre of smooth jazz associated with the early 1970s.

Dictionary definition

QUIET, noun. A period of calm weather; "there was a lull in the storm".
QUIET, noun. An untroubled state; free from disturbances.
QUIET, noun. The absence of sound; "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet".
QUIET, noun. A disposition free from stress or emotion.
QUIET, verb. Become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered".
QUIET, verb. Make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear".
QUIET, adverb. With little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly'); "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; "the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; "sit here as quiet as you can".
QUIET, adjective. Characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years".
QUIET, adjective. Free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound; "a quiet audience at the concert"; "the room was dark and quiet".
QUIET, adjective. Not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste".
QUIET, adjective. In a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand".
QUIET, adjective. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "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"; "unruffled water".
QUIET, adjective. Of the sun characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sunspots e.g..

Wise words

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