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Synonyms for hush
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hush, stillness, still(verb)

    (poetic) tranquil silence

    "the still of the night"

    Synonyms:
    stillness, motionlessness, windlessness, lifelessness, distillery, still

  2. hush(verb)

    become quiet or still; fall silent

    "hush my baby!"

    Synonyms:
    quiesce, hush up, quieten, still, pipe down, shut up, quiet down, quiet, silence

  3. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up(verb)

    cause to be quiet or not talk

    "Please silence the children in the church!"

    Synonyms:
    button up, calm, lock away, put away, ease, sleek over, calm down, quiet down, whitewash, lock, hush up, close up, quieten, quiet, lock up, quiesce, still, tranquillise, shut up, pipe down, allay, clam up, keep mum, lull, shut away, relieve, gloss over, be quiet, dummy up, silence, lock in, tranquilize, belt up, tranquillize

  4. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down(verb)

    become quiet or quieter

    "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

    Synonyms:
    quiesce, hush up, tranquillise, calm down, shut up, calm, quieten, still, tranquillize, silence, quiet down, pipe down, tranquilize, quiet, lull

  5. hush(verb)

    wash by removing particles

    "Wash ores"

    Synonyms:
    quiesce, hush up, quieten, still, pipe down, shut up, quiet down, quiet, silence

  6. hush(verb)

    run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals

    Synonyms:
    quiesce, hush up, quieten, still, pipe down, shut up, quiet down, quiet, silence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hush(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    still, silence, calm, quiet

  2. hush(interj.)

    Synonyms:
    silence, whist, be still, keep quiet, make no noise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hush(v)

    Synonyms:
    silence, still, repress, suppress, appease, allay

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hush":

    shh, shhh, shush, chut, quiet, whisht, slient, silence, shht, ssh, -quiet

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Hush":

    Shades of Blue, Edward Barton, Barton, Edward

How to pronounce hush?

Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say hush in sign language?

  1. hush

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#308234quiesce

How to use hush in a sentence?

  1. Sophocles:

    Someone asked Sophocles, How do you feel now about sex Are you able to have a woman He replied, Hush man most gladly indeed am I rid off it all, as though I had escaped from a mad and savage master.

  2. Darrien Hunt:

    To me it was a gag order — 'Here's some hush money, don't ever say Darrien's name again,'.

  3. David Cay Johnston:

    For 10 years, this was the guy who handled the most sensitive things Donald McGahn had to hide. That's why he is the lawyer on the( Karen) McDougal and the Stormy Daniels hush money payments, donald McGahn knew Donald McGahn could trust Donald McGahn to do Donald McGahn dirty work and to conceal what Donald McGahn really is like from the public.

  4. The Wall:

    When the NPR article was published Thursday, a hush fell over the The Times newsroom, with exclamations of ‘ oh my God ’ or ‘ wow ’ occasionally puncturing the silence as workers read the story.

  5. Solis Doyle:

    I think she is still coming to terms with the loss, and if I were in her shoes, so would I, i don’t think the answer is to hush her up or, you know, take her away from the public view. I think she has a lot to offer.


Translations for hush

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • يصمت, يجعلـ ... يصمتArabic
  • stilhedDanish
  • verstummen, still werden, Stille, zum Schweigen bringen, RuheGerman
  • callar, callarse, silencioSpanish
  • hysFinnish
  • silenceFrench
  • चुप रहनाHindi
  • 静けさ, 黙るJapanese
  • uciszyć, uciszać, zamilknąćPolish
  • утихомиривать, замолкнуть, тишина, замолкать, молчание, успокаивать, замолчатьRussian
  • utíšiť, zmĺknuť, zamĺknuť, ticho, stíchnuťSlovak
  • im lặngVietnamese
  • Chinese

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