What are some alternative words for be silent?

Synonyms for be silent

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term be silent.

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. be silent(v)

    be still, hark, hearken, hush, list, listen

    bawl, bellow, call, clamor, cry (out), ejaculate, exclaim, roar, scream, shout, shriek, vociferate, yell

How to pronounce be silent?

US English

How to say be silent in sign language?

  1. besilent

Words popularity by usage frequency


How to use be silent in a sentence?

  1. Fethiye Cetin:

    There was a huge silence it was not just the victims that were silent; it was all of society.

  2. Joshua Dyck:

    He acts more like a Republican on cutting the budget and cutting taxes, he has been mostly silent on Trump’s very controversial issues. I don’t think he is worried about Scott Lively. He is loved in this state. It is going to be a walk in the primary and in November.

  3. Edward Murrow:

    This is no time for men who oppose Sen. McCarthy's methods to keep silent.

  4. Anne-Marie Voskuijl:

    My mother felt that what she did was nothing special. If you find yourself in such a situation that’s what you do. She never wanted attention; also not at family celebrations. But within the family, she was certainly not silent. She was calm and thoughtful. But she also had the most wonderful laugh.

  5. Winston Churchill:

    When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.

Translations for be silent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for be silent »


Find a translation for the be silent synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these be silent synonyms with the community:



    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:


    "be silent." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 1 Dec. 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/be+silent>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for be silent?

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for be silent:

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.