Definition of Quiesce

1. Verb. Become quiet or quieter. "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

Exact synonyms: Hush, Pipe Down, Quiet, Quiet Down, Quieten
Related verbs: Hush, Hush Up, Quieten, Shut Up, Silence, Still
Generic synonyms: Change Intensity
Derivative terms: Hush, Quiescent, Quiet
Antonyms: Louden



Definition of Quiesce

1. v. i. To be silent, as a letter; to have no sound.

Definition of Quiesce

1. Verb. Become quiet or quieter. ¹

2. Verb. To make temporarily inactive or disabled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Quiesce

1. to quieten down [v QUIESCED, QUIESCING, QUIESCES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quiesce

quiddits
quiddity
quiddle
quiddled
quiddler
quiddlers
quiddles
quiddling
quidlet
quidlets
quidnunc
quidnuncery
quidnuncs
quids
quids in
quiesce (current term)
quiesced
quiescence
quiescences
quiescency
quiescent
quiescent stem cell
quiescently
quiesces
quiescin
quiescing
quiesence
quiet
quiet as a mouse
quiet coach

Literary usage of Quiesce

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1. Songs of Praise and Poems of Devotion in the Christian Centuries by Henry Coppée (1866)
"... quiesce QUERELA. PRUDENTIUS, FIFTH CENTURY. No more, ah, no more sad complaining, Resign these fond pledges to earth; Stay, mothers, the thick-falling ..."

2. SAS(R) 9.1.3 Intelligence Platform: Web Application Administration Guide by SAS Publishing (2006)
"A value other than zero indicates an error. Using the quiesce Portlet to Bring Down the Portal Overview of the quiesce Portlet The ..."

3. Voices from a Busy Life: Or, Selections from the Poetical Works of the Late by Edward Abiel Washburn, William Wilberforce Newton (1883)
"... quiesce QUERELA. NO more, ah, no more sad complaining ; Resign these fond pledges to earth : Stay, mothers, the thick-falling tear-drops ; This death is ..."

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