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Synonyms for silence
ˈsaɪ lənssi·lence

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Wiktionary

  1. silencenoun

    Synonyms:
    quietness, whist, hush

  2. silencenoun

    To make something silent.

    Can you silence the crowd, so we can start the show?

    Synonyms:
    quietness, hush, whist

  3. silencenoun

    Form of meditative worship practiced by the Society of Friends (Quakers); meeting for worship.

    During silence a message came to me that there was that of God in every person.

    Synonyms:
    quietness

  4. silencenoun

    The action of refraining from speaking.

    You have the right to silence, said the police officer.

    Synonyms:
    quietness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. silencenoun

    the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)

    "there was a shocked silence"; "he gestured for silence"

    Synonyms:
    secrecy, quiet, muteness, secretiveness

    Antonyms:
    sound

  2. silence, quietnoun

    the absence of sound

    "he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"

    Synonyms:
    tranquility, placidity, repose, serenity, muteness, secretiveness, secrecy, quiet, lull, tranquillity

    Antonyms:
    sound

  3. muteness, silencenoun

    a refusal to speak when expected

    "his silence about my contribution was surprising"

    Synonyms:
    mutism, quiet, muteness, secrecy, secretiveness

    Antonyms:
    sound

  4. secrecy, secretiveness, silenceverb

    the trait of keeping things secret

    Synonyms:
    concealment, privateness, closeness, muteness, privacy, secretiveness, secrecy, quiet

    Antonyms:
    sound

  5. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upverb

    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, hush, dummy up, lock in, tranquilize, belt up, tranquillize

    Antonyms:
    sound

  6. silenceverb

    keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure

    "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"

    Synonyms:
    shut up, hush, hush up, quieten, still

    Antonyms:
    sound

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. silencenoun

    Synonyms:
    stillness, noiselessness, quiet, calm

  2. silencenoun

    Synonyms:
    taciturnity, muteness, dumbness

  3. silencenoun

    Synonyms:
    oblivion, obscurity

  4. silenceverb

    Synonyms:
    still, hush, gag, stifle, muzzle, muffle, put to silence

  5. silenceverb

    Synonyms:
    allay, quiet, calm, put to rest, put an end to

  6. silenceinterj.

    Synonyms:
    hush, whist, mum, soft, tush, chut, tut, be still, be silent, hold your tongue

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. silencenoun

    Synonyms:
    stillness, quietness, taciturnity, muteness, reserve, secrecy

  2. silenceverb

    Synonyms:
    still, hush, quiet, suppress, lull, quell, appease

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "silence":

    silent, quiet, mute, silenzio, hush, -silence, sllence, silênce, sorry.-quiet, muting

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Silence":

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How to use silence in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Silence is a beautiful fresh water tank to raise the trout of thought.

  2. Elijah Cummings:

    This is not a conspiracy to silence White House counselor Kellyanne Conway or restrict White House counselor Kellyanne Conway First Amendment rights, this is an effort to enforce federal law.

  3. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Never allow your silence to be interpreted as a statement of consent.

  4. Elie Wiesel:

    I rarely speak about God. To God, yes. I protest against Him. I shout at Him. But to open a discourse about the qualities of God, about the problems that God imposes, theodicy, no. And yet He is there, in silence, in filigree.

  5. Brock Silvers:

    Whether 2021 is more kind to Alibaba may depend on the ultimate nature and length of Jack Ma's sudden silence.


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