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quieten (v.)

1828, "to make quiet;" 1890, "to become quiet," from quiet (adj.) + -en (1).

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Definitions of quieten from WordNet

quieten (v.)
cause to be quiet or not talk;
Synonyms: hush / silence / still / shut up / hush up
quieten (v.)
become quiet or quieter;
Synonyms: hush / quiet / quiesce / quiet down / pipe down
quieten (v.)
make calm or still;
Synonyms: calm / calm down / quiet / tranquilize / tranquillize / tranquillise / lull / still
From wordnet.princeton.edu