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Verb: be quiet
  1. Refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
    - close up, clam up, dummy up [N. Amer], shut up, belt up, button up, keep mum
Interjection: be quiet
  1. Be silent
    "be quiet! Remember the people downstairs!";
    - hush, silence, sh, shh, shush, whisht [UK, Ireland, dialect]

Derived forms: is quiet, being quiet, been quiet, was quiet

Encyclopedia: Be quiet