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quiet
['kwaɪət] ['kwaɪət]

  • adj. 安静的;安定的;不动的;温顺的
  • n. 安静;和平
  • vt. 使平息;安慰
  • vi. 平静下来

[ 比较级 quieter、more quiet 最高级 quietest ]

英英释义

quiet

  • n.
  • v.
  • adj.
    • characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity

      "a quiet life"; " a quiet throng of onlookers"; " quiet peace-loving people"; " the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"

    • free of noise or uproar; or making little if any sound

      "a quiet audience at the concert"; " the room was dark and quiet"

    • not showy or obtrusive

      "clothes in quiet good taste"

      同义词: restrained

    • in a softened tone

      "a quiet reprimand"

      同义词: hushed muted subdued

    • (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

      "the quiet waters of a lagoon"

      同义词: placid still tranquil smooth unruffled

    • of the sun; characterized by a low level of surface phenomena like sun spots e.g.
  • adv. with little or no activity or no agitation (`quiet' is a nonstandard variant for `quietly')

    "her hands rested quietly in her lap"; " the rock star was quietly led out the back door"; " sit here as quiet as you can"

    同义词: quietly

以上来源于: WordNet

 柯林斯英汉双解大词典 

quiet /ˈkwaɪət/ CET4 TEM4 ( quieting, quieted, quieter, quiets, quietest )

  • 1. 

    ADJ Someone or something that is quiet makes only a small amount of noise. 轻声的; 安静的

    例:

    Tania kept the children reasonably quiet and contented.

    塔妮娅把孩子们料理得安心而满足。

  • 2. 

    quietly ADV 轻声地; 安静地 [ADV with v]

    例:

    "This is goodbye, isn't it?" she said quietly.

    “这就算告别了,不是吗?”她轻声地说道。

  • 3. 

    ADJ If a place is quiet, there is very little noise there. 寂静的

    例:

    She was received in a small, quiet office.

    她在一间寂静的小办公室里受到接见。

  • 4. 

    quietness N-UNCOUNT 寂静

    例:

    I miss the quietness of the countryside.

    我怀念农村的寂静。

  • 5. 

    ADJ If a place, situation, or time is quiet, there is no excitement, activity, or trouble. 平静的; 清静的

    例:

    ...a quiet rural backwater.

    …一个清静的乡间隐蔽处。

  • 6. 

    quietly ADV 平静地; 清静地 [ADV with v]

    例:

    His most prized time, though, will be spent quietly on his farm.

    不过,他最珍贵的时光将在自己的农场上平静地度过。

  • 7. 

    N-UNCOUNT Quiet is silence. 安静

    例:

    He called for quiet and announced that the next song was in our honour.

    他要求静下来,并宣布下一首歌是献给我们的。

  • 8. 

    ADJ If you are quiet, you are not saying anything. 不出声的 [v-link ADJ]

    例:

    I told them to be quiet and go to sleep.

    我叫他们不要说话,去睡觉。

  • 9. 

    quietly ADV 不出声地 [ADV with v]

    例:

    Amy stood quietly in the doorway watching him.

    艾米一声不响地站在门口看着他。

  • 10. 

    ADJ A quiet person behaves in a calm way and is not easily made angry or upset. 冷静的; 不易动怒的

    例:

    He's a nice quiet man.

    他是个冷静的好男人。

  • 11. 

    V-T/V-I [美国英语] →see quieten, quieten

  • 12. 

    PHRASE If you keep quiet about something or keep something quiet, you do not say anything about it. 保守秘密

    例:

    I told her to keep quiet about it.

    我叫她对此保守秘密。

  • 13. 

    PHRASE If something is done on the quiet, it is done secretly or in such a way that people do not notice it. 秘密地

    例:

    She'd promised to give him driving lessons, on the quiet, when no one could see.

    她答应在无人看见时秘密地给他上驾驶课。

词组短语同近义词同根词词语辨析

keep quiet 保持安静

in quiet 安定地;平静地  

peace and quiet 安静;宁静

on the quiet 私下地;秘密地

quiet night 宁静的夜晚

at quiet 平静地;平稳地;安定地  

quiet down vi. 静下来;使静下来

gentle and quiet 文静的;轻柔的;娴雅文静

quiet conscience 问心无愧  

quiet period 平静期;肃静时间

in peace and quiet 平静地

  更多收起词组短语

词根: quiet

adj.

quietist 寂静主义的

adv.

quietly 安静地;秘密地;平稳地

n.

quietness 平静,安静

quietude 平静;寂静;沉着

quietism 寂静主义;清静无为

quietist 寂静主义者

vi.

quieten 变安静

vt.

quieten 抚慰;使安静

  noiseless, silent, calm, peaceful, serene, still, quiet

这组词都有“平静的,无声无息”的意思,其区别是:

noiseless 指无任何噪音或不出声,无声无息。

silent 普通用词,指缄默不语或无声无息。

calm 普通用词,既可指天气、海洋等的平静状态,又可指人的镇定沉着、不慌乱,不受外界影响和情绪支配。

peaceful 普通用词,指一种不受外物扰乱和刺激的内在宁静或和平状态。

serene 指一种超脱一切烦恼的宁静状态。

still 指平静而又安定的状态。

quiet 普通用词,指没有喧闹、活动或骚乱的寂静状态。

以上来源于网络

  silent, still, quiet

silent 不发出声音,但可以动,

still 完全不动,完全无声响 He stand there still. 他站在那儿,一动不动,也不说话。

quiet 安静的,可以发出小的声音,

以上来源于网络

词组短语

keep quiet 保持安静

in quiet 安定地;平静地  

peace and quiet 安静;宁静

on the quiet 私下地;秘密地

quiet night 宁静的夜晚

at quiet 平静地;平稳地;安定地  

quiet down vi. 静下来;使静下来

gentle and quiet 文静的;轻柔的;娴雅文静

quiet conscience 问心无愧  

quiet period 平静期;肃静时间

in peace and quiet 平静地

  更多收起词组短语
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