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1 silent

Marked by absence of sound:
— A silent house.

synoniemen: soundless, still.

Roget 265: quiescent, still; motionless, moveless; fixed; stationary; immotile; at rest at a stand, at a standstill, at anchor; stock, still; standing still etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 403: silent; still, stilly; noiseless, soundless; hushed etc. v.; mute etc. 581.    soft, solemn, awful, ... meer laten zien



2 silent

Failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to:
— The witness remained silent.

synoniem: mum.

3 silent

Implied by or inferred from actions or statements:
— Gave silent consent.

synoniemen: tacit, understood.

Pools: cichy

4 silent

Not made to sound:
— The silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'.

synoniem: unsounded.

5 silent

Having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility.

6 silent

Unable to speak because of hereditary deafness.

synoniemen: dumb, mute.

Roget 585: silent, mute, mum; silent as a post, silent as a stone, silent as the grave etc. (still) 403; dumb etc. 581; unconversable.    taciturn, ... meer laten zien

Roget 581: aphonous, dumb, mute; deafmute, deaf and dumb; mum; tongue-tied; breathless, tongueless, voiceless, speechless, wordless; mute as a fish, ... meer laten zien

Pools: bezmowny, niemy


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: aphonic, brief, brusque, calm, checked, close, close-lipped, close-tongued, closemouthed, concise, curbed, curt, dumb, echoless, economical of words, hush as death, hushed, implicit, implied, inactive ... meer laten zien.

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