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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

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#735close
#1662block
#3411lock
#5259jam
#6423fold
#6644silence
#13245dummy
#19241hush
#29400impede
#39730obstruct
#205593occlude
#243815quieten

How to use be quiet in a sentence?

  1. Ron Avi Astor:

    In the United States, United States's a little bit more quiet, but United States's there. We hear United States in the discussions about building a wall, those kinds of political comments and views and feelings, we're pretty certain, infiltrate themselves into the classroom and into schools.

  2. Robertson Davies:

    Authors like cats because they are such quiet, lovable, wise creatures, and cats like authors for the same reasons.

  3. Meredith Montgomery:

    Something that I use in the shelters and high-volume spay-neuter facilities that I've worked in is playing music, i have used slow-paced classical music at a low volume for 'quiet hour' with shelter dogs.

  4. Masashi Oda:

    The market should be quiet this week because after the summit is over, there are Fed, ECB meetings so investors are likely to remain cautious this week.

  5. Lupita Nyong ` o:

    Real beauty is quiet. Especially in this town, it's just so hard not to say, 'Oh, I need to look like that,' no, be a good person; be a good mom; do a good job with the lunch; let someone cut in front of you who looks like they're in a bigger hurry. The people I find most beautiful are the ones who aren't trying.


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