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Synonyms for be quiet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum(verb)

    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent

    "The children shut up when their father approached"

    Synonyms:
    block, shut away, belt up, hush, button up, dummy, impede, lock away, lock up, hush up, still, dummy up, clam up, close up, keep mum, close, close down, obstruct, put away, lock in, fold, obturate, lock, shut down, quieten, shut up, jam, silence, occlude

How to pronounce be quiet?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say be quiet in sign language?

  1. bequiet

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#1662block
#3411lock
#5259jam
#6423fold
#6644silence
#13245dummy
#19241hush
#29400impede
#39730obstruct
#205593occlude
#243815quieten

How to use be quiet in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Baker:

    It could be a lot worse in October, the last Brexit deadline, we were coming out of a relatively quiet period whereas this is slap bang in the busiest time of year.

  2. Pope Francis:

    They get lost amid all the other things we do, yet they do make each day different, they are the quiet things done by mothers and grandmothers, by fathers and grandfathers, by children and siblings.

  3. Melissa Klein:

    He seems to think he can tell me to be quiet. That doesn’t sit well with me and I refuse to comply.

  4. Mark Taylor:

    It's very quiet Monday. Apart from a few earnings catalysts through the week, it looks like people are just largely sitting on the sidelines.

  5. Angela Russell:

    Hearing someone, who supposedly represents this country, mock the survivor of sexual assault makes my heart hurt, it hurts for that woman, for every woman who has survived sexual assault, Angela Russell included. This is why women stay quiet.


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