silent, soundless, still(adj)
marked by absence of sound
"a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"
failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to
"the witness remained silent"
silent, tacit, understood(adj)
implied by or inferred from actions or statements
"gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"
not made to sound
"the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded"
having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility
"a silent dog whistle"
dumb, mute, silent(adj)
unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
That which is silent; a time of silence.
A silent movie
Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.
Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.
Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent. Parnell. Sir W. Raleigh.
Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, "e is silent in fable."
Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.
Without audio capability.
The Magnavox Odyssey was a silent console.
Hidden, unseen, as a silent voter or silent partner.
free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet
not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative
keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent
not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, e is silent in "fable."
having no effect; not operating; inefficient
that which is silent; a time of silence
Silent were a Brazilian arena rock band from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'silent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2626
Rank popularity for the word 'silent' in Adjectives Frequency: #357
The numerical value of silent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of silent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They sit in silent watch, they sit in silent judgment.
The Silent majority is silent, and that is best for everybody.
I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossile to be silent.
Too often the strong silent man is silent because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
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Translations for silent
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- маўча́ць, ці́хіBelarusian
- callarCatalan, Valencian
- mlčet, tichýCzech
- still, schweigsam, schweigen, stummGerman
- kvieta, silenta, mutaEsperanto
- silencioso, callarSpanish
- لال, آرام, بي صدا, گنگ, خاموش, ساكت, ناكارPersian
- tyyni, hiljainen, hiljaisuus, äänetönFinnish
- silencieux, muet, taireFrench
- néma, hangtalan, szótlan, hallgatag, zajtalan, csendesHungarian
- խաղաղ, լուռ, հանդարտ, հանգիստArmenian
- silente, silenzioso, tranquillo, silenzio, mutoItalian
- 静か, 無言, 黙る, 無音Japanese
- taceō, silentiumLatin
- quieto, silêncio, silenciosoPortuguese
- молчали́вый, непроизноси́мый, молча́ть, немо́й, безмо́лвный, ти́хийRussian
- múčati, му́чатиSerbo-Croatian
- tystlåten, stum, tystSwedish
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