English to Afrikaans Meaning :: quiet

stil
Quiet :
stil
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Noun(1) a period of calm weather(2) an untroubled state; free from disturbances(3) the absence of sound(4) a disposition free from stress or emotion
Verb(1) become quiet or quieter(2) make calm or still
Adjective(1) characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity(2) free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound(3) not showy or obtrusive(4) in a softened tone(5) (of a body of water(6) (of the sun
Adverb(1) with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly'

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(1) Already, a quiet drink in the pub is forever interrupted by people rattling charity boxes.(2) I have a right to live in peace and quiet like any human being.(3) There might be a quiet wedding with a few guests, followed by a party somewhere which might take place the same day or several months later.(4) I live downtown because I don't want that kind of peace and quiet .(5) His students and friends will always warmly remember him as a man of gentle, unassuming and quiet personality.(6) Personally, I love riding on trains that are nearly empty, just as my favourite pubs are the ones that no one else likes and where I can get a bit of peace and quiet .(7) I was compelled to go and have a quiet word with the lighting man, who very kindly obliged me and reduced the glare factor.(8) A very quiet individual, his gentlemanly manner endeared him to all who made his acquaintance.(9) It was the strangest sense, there was just quiet , no hysteria, no noise, no crying out.(10) He was quiet and unassuming gentleman who was very highly thought of by all who knew him.(11) The place is quiet , and I'm kinda excited to have my space back, but not excited enough to be glad they're gone.(12) The quiet in the apartment was calming, refreshing.(13) The launch of the play club was a family affair with carols galore and of course Santa cutting the ribbon and having a quiet word with the younger guests.(14) Exuding a quiet confidence, he is obviously somebody who is sure of his own abilities, yet unpresumptuous about what the future might hold.(15) Now elderly people at the centre are able to enjoy the herbs, flowers, flowing water and wind chimes when they need some peace and quiet .(16) There are several white marble benches to sit on to enjoy the quiet beauty of this secret garden.
Related Words
(1) be quiet ::
bly stil
(2) keep quiet ::
bly stil
(3) very quiet ::
baie stil
(4) peace and quiet ::
rus en vrede
(5) quiet down ::
stil af
(6) quiet place ::
rustige plek
(7) quiet room ::
stil kamer
(8) quiet person ::
stil persoon
(9) quiet night ::
rustige nag
Synonyms
Adjective
1. silent ::
stille
2. soft ::
sagte
3. peaceful ::
vreedsame
4. private ::
privaat
5. unobtrusive ::
onopvallende
6. secret ::
geheim
7. slow ::
stadig
8. restrained ::
opgehou
9. subdued ::
gedempte
10. still ::
steeds
Adverb
Noun
13. silence ::
stilte
14. serenity ::
kalmte
15. lull ::
stilte
16. tranquility ::
rustigheid
Verb
17. quiet down ::
stil af
Antonyms
1. bustle ::
gewoel
2. commotion ::
oproer
3. hubbub ::
herrie
4. tumult ::
rumoer
5. turmoil ::
onrus
6. unrest ::
onrus
Different Forms
quiet, quieted, quieten, quietened, quietening, quietens, quieter, quietest, quieting, quietly, quietness, quiets
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

You were really
quiet during dinner.

You were really QUIET during dinner.

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 4


I just wish Stuart wasn\'t around
so we didn\'t have to be so quiet.

I just wish Stuart wasn't around so we didn't have to be so QUIET.

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 12


(QUIET THUMP)

(QUIET THUMP)

Vikings Season 1, Episode 9


laughed and joked,
he stayed quiet,

laughed and joked, he stayed QUIET,

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18


Yes, I\'m sure Queen Cersei\'s reign
will be quiet and peaceable.

Yes, I'm sure Queen Cersei's reign will be QUIET and peaceable.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 4


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