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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. be silent(v)

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

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

How to pronounce be silent?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say be silent in sign language?

  1. besilent

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#107list
#1891listen
#19241hush
#45326hark
#69937hearken

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.


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