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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

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How to use hush in a sentence?

  1. Rob Whipkey:

    It’s been pretty hush-hush among the board members.

  2. Walt Whitman:

    My final merit I refuse you, I refuse putting from me what I really am, Encompass worlds but never try to encompass me, I crowd your sleekest and best by simply looking toward you. Writing and talk do not prove me, I carry the plenum of proof in my face, With the hush of my lips I wholly confound the skeptic.

  3. Henry James, "The Ambassadors", Book Seventh, Chapter 3:

    It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed.

  4. Darrien Hunt:

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

  5. Sean Newman:

    The dealers on it are keeping it hush-hush until they are ready to come to market.

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Translations for hush

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  • 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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