Quietus definitions

kwī-ē'təs
Discharge or release from debt, obligation, or office.
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37
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Discharge or release from life; death.
noun
34
0
Anything that kills.
noun
31
1
Something that serves to suppress, check, or eliminate.
noun
30
0
Anything that serves to quiet, curb, or end an activity.
noun
28
0
Release from life; death.
noun
27
0
A final discharge, as of a duty or debt.
noun
24
1
A stillness or pause; something that quiets or represses; removal from activity; especially: death.
noun
0
0
Final settlement (as of a debt).
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0
0

Origin of quietus

Short for Middle English quietus (est) (he is) discharged (of an obligation) from Medieval Latin quiētus (est) from Latin (he is) at rest quiet