from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive & intransitive verb To make or become quiet.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To make quiet.
  • verb intransitive To become quiet.

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

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


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