quieten

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From quiet +‎ -en (verbal suffix).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

quieten (third-person singular simple present quietens, present participle quietening, simple past and past participle quietened)

  1. (transitive) To make quiet.
  2. (intransitive) To become quiet.

Usage notesEdit

  • Not very common in US English, where the verb quiet is often preferred.

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

quieten

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of quietar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of quietar.
  3. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of quietar.