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Silence (IPA: /ˈsaɪɫəns/)


Silence (n.)

The state of being silent; entire absence of sound or noise; absolute stillness.

Silence (n.)

Forbearance from, or absence of, speech; taciturnity; muteness.

Silence (n.)

Secrecy; as, these things were transacted in silence.

Silence (n.)

The cessation of rage, agitation, or tumilt; calmness; quiest; as, the elements were reduced to silence.

Silence (n.)

Absence of mention; oblivion.

Silence (interj.)

Be silent; -- used elliptically for let there be silence, or keep silence.

Silence (v. t.)

To compel to silence; to cause to be still; to still; to hush.

Silence (v. t.)

To put to rest; to quiet.

Silence (v. t.)

To restrain from the exercise of any function, privilege of instruction, or the like, especially from the act of preaching; as, to silence a minister of the gospel.

Silence (v. t.)

To cause to cease firing, as by a vigorous cannonade; as, to silence the batteries of an enemy.

Silence

Lack of audible sound or presence of sounds of very low intensity

Silence

13th-century post-Arthurian romance written in Old French by an anonymous author

Silence

2001 studio album by Sonata Arctica

Silence

2002 film by Tom Whitus

Silence

Novel by Becca Fitzpatrick

Silence Synonyms

Muteness

Silence Synonyms

Quiet

Silence Synonyms

Secretiveness, Secrecy

Silence Synonyms

Still, Hush Up, Quieten, Shut Up, Hush

Silence Rhymes


Silence



Silence (Last Name / Surname)

Silence is the #57,914 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 351 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Silence in Spanish is Silencio

Tagalog Translation

Silence in Tagalog is Katahimikan

Example Sentence (Quote)

"- The European Parliament held a minute of silence to mourn any victims of the explosions [14]." - 7 July 2005 London bombings

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [From Lord Norbourne]: A woman always exaggerates to herself as she talks. Silence is the first step to forgetfulness." - Ethel Churchill (or The Two Brides)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An horrid stillness first invades the ear, And in that silence we the tempest fear." - John Dryden

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And silence sounds no worse than cheers After earth has stopped the ears." - A. E. Housman

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And then there crept A little noiseless noise among the leaves, Born of the very sigh that silence heaves." - John Keats


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