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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. Chiefly British To make or become quiet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make quiet.
  • v. To become quiet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To become quiet or still.
  • To make quiet; calm; pacify.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. become quiet or quieter
  • v. make calm or still
  • v. cause to be quiet or not talk

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