tone down Rate this phrase:(3.00 / 3 votes)
To relax; to make quieter or less obtrusive; to make milder.

I hope they'll tone it down and stop arguing so much.

Additional definitions for 'tone down':

tone downTo make a television program, piece of writing, etc. less offensive and so more suitable for a family audience.
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