quiet down

phrasal verb
quieted down; quieting down; quiets down

Definition of quiet down

chiefly US
: to become quiet or quieter : to become calmer or less noisy The children started to quiet down after dinner. He told the crowd to quiet down. Things are quieting down in town.

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“Quiet down.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiet%20down. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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