What does keep quiet mean?

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Verb
  1. To remain silent.
  2. (idiomatic) To refrain from talking about something; to keep a secret.
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I didn't really know what to say and, in these scenes, I always tend to let anyone else talkative carry on while I keep quiet.
If at all he became angry, he would keep quiet rather than burst out in a fit of temper.
How can the civil society be made to keep quiet and forced into submission by the fundamentalist forces?
She decided to sit down cross-legged on the floor, a confused look on her face, debating whether to ask or keep quiet until a better time.
She sat cross-legged with a confused look on her face, debating whether to ask or keep quiet until a better time.
After repeatedly warning the boys to stop throwing food and keep quiet, the manager finally told them to leave.

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