Antonyms of verb quieten

2 of 3 senses of quieten

Sense 1
quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down -- (become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered")
       Antonym of louden (Sense 1)
      => louden -- (become louder; "The room loudened considerably")

Sense 3
hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up -- (cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!")
       Antonym of louden (Sense 2)
      => louden -- (cause to become loud)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb quieten

3 senses of quieten

Sense 1
quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down -- (become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered")
       => change intensity -- (increase or decrease in intensity)

Sense 2
calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still -- (make calm or still; "quiet the dragons of worry and fear")
       => comfort, soothe, console, solace -- (give moral or emotional strength to)

Sense 3
hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up -- (cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!")
       => suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb -- (to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires")

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