Synonyms for silence
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Wiktionary2.6 / 5 votes
To make something silent.
Can you silence the crowd, so we can start the show?
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.
The action of refraining from speaking.
You have the right to silence, said the police officer.
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 4 votes
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 3 votes
garrulity, loquacity, talkativeness, chatter, noise, brawl, clamor, clatter, din, babel, tumult, agitation, restlessness, storm, unrest, roar, bruit, reverberation, resonance, commotion, cackling, proclamation, publicity, fame, rumor, remembrance, repute, celebrity
Princeton's WordNet2.8 / 4 votes
the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)
"there was a shocked silence"; "he gestured for silence"
the absence of sound
"he needed silence in order to sleep"; "the street was quiet"
a refusal to speak when expected
"his silence about my contribution was surprising"
secrecy, secretiveness, silenceverb
the trait of keeping things secret
hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upverb
cause to be quiet or not talk
"Please silence the children in the church!"
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
keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
"All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"
Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 2 votes
Song lyrics by silence -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by silence on the Lyrics.com website.
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I think it is wrong for the federal government to force Christian individuals, businesses, pastors, churches to participate in wedding ceremonies that violate our sincerely held religious beliefs, we have to stand up and fight for religious liberty. That's where this fight is going. The left wants to silence us, Hillary Clinton wants to silence us, we're not going away.
It is time that we embrace the attitude that our silence does an extraordinary disservice to Texas AM. Our silence fosters hate.
The sounds of silence, do you get it? We should have known he was a perv. Didn't see it. How do you miss this? It was written on the subway walls. But the silence like a cancer grew.
The war — what's more opposite than music ? we defend our freedom. To live. To love. To sound. In our land, we are fighting Russia which brings horrible silence with their bombs. The dead silence. Fill the silence with your music ! Fill it today. To tell our story. Tell the truth about war.
Silence is the language of Om. We need silence to be able to reach our Self. Both internal and external silence is very important to feel the presence of that supreme Love.
Translations for silence
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- صهٍ!, سكوت, صمت, صمتًا!, يجعلـ ... يصمت, الصمتArabic
- цішыня, маўчаннеBelarusian
- мълчание, тишинаBulgarian
- silenciCatalan, Valencian
- ticho, utišit, mlčení, umlčetCzech
- тишинаOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- tawelwch, distawrwyddWelsh
- tavshed, stilhedDanish
- zum Schweigen bringen, Schweigen, Ruhe!, StilleGerman
- σιωπή, σιγήGreek
- silencio, silenciar, cállate, hacer callarSpanish
- خاموشی, سکوتPersian
- hiljaisuus, hiljentää, äänettömyysFinnish
- silence, le silenceFrench
- sàmhchair, tosdScottish Gaelic
- ख़ामोशी, चुप्पीHindi
- csöndet!, csönd, csend legyen!, csend!, csendet!, csend, csönd legyen!, csönd!Hungarian
- þögn, þögn!, róIcelandic
- 静寂, 静けさ, 黙秘Japanese
- тыныштық, жайшылықKazakh
- тишина, молчењеMacedonian
- tolong senyapMalay
- zwijgen, stilte, stilzwijgen, stilte!Dutch
- hysj!, ro, roe, taushet, togn, stille!Norwegian
- geʼ, nizééʼNavajo, Navaho
- milczenie, ciszaPolish
- ګنګه روژه, چوپتياPashto, Pushto
- silenciar, silêncioPortuguese
- tăcere, tăcere!, liniște!, linișteRomanian
- тишина, молчи, заглушить, молчание, заткнуть ротRussian
- му̑к, тишѝна, mȗk, tišìnaSerbo-Croatian
- ticho, mlčanieSlovak
- molk, tišinaSlovene
- tysta, tyst!, tystnadSwedish
- ம .னம்Tamil
- sessizlik, susturmak, sükutTurkish
- мовчання, тишаUkrainian
- yên lặngVietnamese
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