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quiet /ˈkwaɪət/ adjective (comparative quieter, superlative quietest)


(quieten) خموش ، ارامش ، سکون ، رفاه ، ساکن ، خاموش ، بیصدا ، ارام کردن ، تسکین دادن ، ساکت کردن ، علوم مهندسی: ارام کردن
quiet
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- silent, hushed, inaudible, low, noiseless, peaceful, soft, soundless
- calm, mild, peaceful, placid, restful, serene, smooth, tranquil
- undisturbed, isolated, private, secluded, sequestered, unfrequented
- reserved, gentle, meek, mild, retiring, sedate, shy
[noun]
Synonyms:
- peace, calmness, ease, quietness, repose, rest, serenity, silence, stillness, tranquillity
Antonyms: unquiet, gaudy, loud, disquiet, excite
Contrasted words: din, hubbub, racket, uproar, harsh, rough, disquieted, disturbed, perturbed, upset, blatant, boisterous, clamorous, strident, vociferous, brazen, flashy, garish, glaring, meretricious, tawdry, tinsel, elaborate, excite, provoke, quicken, stimulate, awaken, rally, stir, agitate, unhinge, untune
Related Words: cessation, stop, termination, homely, plain, simple, unpretentious, abate, decrease, lessen
English Thesaurus: quiet, low, soft, silent, hushed, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. quiet1 S2 W2 /ˈkwaɪət/ adjective (comparative quieter, superlative quietest)
[Word Family: noun: quiet, disquiet, quietness, quietism, quietude; verb: quieten, quiet; adverb: quietly; adjective: quiet]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: quietus, from the past participle of quiescere 'to become quiet, rest', from quies; quiet2]

1. MAKING NO NOISE not making much noise, or making no noise at all:
We’ll have to be quiet so as not to wake the baby.
It’s a nice car. The engine’s really quiet.
I’ll be as quiet as a mouse (=very quiet). see box on P.1426

2. NOT SPEAKING
a) not saying much or not saying anything:
You’re very quiet, Mom – is anything the matter?
I didn’t know anything about it so I just kept quiet.
The crowd went quiet.
quiet confidence/satisfaction/desperation (=having a particular feeling but not talking about it)
a woman whose life of quiet desperation threatens to overwhelm her
quiet authority/dignity (=not saying much but making other people have a particular feeling about you)
Jack’s air of quiet authority
b) someone who is quiet does not usually talk very much:
a strange, quiet girl

3. (be) quiet! spoken used to tell someone to stop talking or making a noise:
Tanya, be quiet! I’m on the phone.
Quiet, you lot!

4. keep something quiet/keep quiet about something to keep information secret:
You’re getting married? You kept that quiet!

5. PLACE WITH NO NOISE a place that is quiet has no noise or not much noise:
Our hotel room was comfortable and quiet.
When they walked into the pub, the place went quiet.

6. NO ACTIVITY/PEOPLE without much activity or without many people:
It was a Sunday, about three o'clock, and the streets were quiet.
I’d love to go on holiday somewhere where it’s nice and quiet.
Anthony met her in the bar, and they found a quiet corner where they could talk.
I’m going to have a quiet night in (=an evening when you stay at home and relax).
He wants a quiet life, while she wants to go out partying.

7. BUSINESS if business is quiet, there are not many customers Synonym : slack:
August is a quiet time of year for the retail trade.

8. keep somebody quiet to stop someone from talking, complaining, or causing trouble:
Give the kids some crayons – that will keep them quiet for a while.

9. have a quiet word (with somebody) especially British English to talk to someone privately when you want to criticize them or tell them about something serious:
Brian’s just not keeping up with the workload. Can you have a quiet word?
HINT:
Do not confuse quiet with quite (=fairly).
—quietness noun [uncountable]
quietly

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. quiet2 noun [uncountable]
[Word Family: noun: quiet, disquiet, quietness, quietism, quietude; verb: quieten, quiet; adverb: quietly; adjective: quiet]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Latin; Origin: quies 'rest, quiet']

1. the state of being quiet, calm, and peaceful:
We were enjoying the quiet of the forest.
I’ve had an awful day – now I just want some peace and quiet.

2. silence:
Can I have some quiet, please?

3. on the quiet British English informal secretly:
We found out he’d been doing some freelance work on the quiet.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

quiet
adj.
I. with little or no noise; not talking
VERBS be | become, fall, go, grow | lie, keep, remain, sit, stay Just sit quiet for a moment, there's a good boy.
keep sb/sth Keep that dog quiet, will you!
ADV. all, extraordinarily, extremely, really, remarkably, unusually, very Suddenly the room went all quiet.
absolutely, completely, perfectly | fairly, pretty, rather | enough | blissfully | deathly, eerily The house was eerily quiet.
dangerously, ominously His voice was dangerously quiet as he asked the question.
oddly, strangely, unnaturally She went back to a strangely quiet house.
uncharacteristically
PREP. about I knew I had to keep quiet about it.
PHRASES nice (and) quiet I was looking forward to a nice quiet afternoon.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

quiet
II. without much activity
VERBS be, look, seem | become | lie, remain, sit Lie quiet for an hour and you'll feel better.
keep sb/sth Keep the patient as quiet as possible.
ADV. extremely, very | comparatively, fairly, pretty, quite, rather, reasonably, relatively | enough Things seemed quiet enough, but it was an uneasy calm.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

quiet
noun
ADJ. comparative, relative a period of comparative quiet
sudden
VERB + QUIET call for A man's voice was calling for quiet.
shatter A machine gun shattered the quiet.
QUIET + VERB follow in the sudden quiet that followed the gunshot
PHRASES peace and quiet I'm going home for a bit of peace and quiet!
a place/time of quiet She made sure she had times of quiet in which to write.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

quiet
adjective
See NICE (nice)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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