动词过去式:quietened 过去分词:quietened 现在分词:quietening 第三人称单数:quietens
v [I, Ip, Tn, Tn.p] ~ (sb/sth) (down) (esp Brit) (cause sb/sth to) become less disturbed, noisy, etc （使某人[某事物]）平静些, 安静些
*Quieten down and get on with your work. 静下心来继续工作吧.
* quieten a screaming baby 哄着惊叫的小孩儿
* quieten (ie allay, calm) sb's fears/suspicions 消除某人的恐惧[怀疑].
[I and T]alsoquieten downBrE
to become calmer and less noisy or active, or to make someone or something do this
Javed Miandad appealed for calm, but he failed to quieten the protesters.
Quiet down and get ready for bed!
Things tend to quieten down after Christmas.
to reduce a feeling such as fear or worry
I managed to quieten her fears.