What does Silent mean?

Definitions for Silent
ˈsaɪ ləntSilent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Silent.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. silent, soundless, stilladjective

    marked by absence of sound

    "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"

  2. mum, silentadjective

    failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to

    "the witness remained silent"

  3. silent, tacit, understoodadjective

    implied by or inferred from actions or statements

    "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"

  4. silent, unsoundedadjective

    not made to sound

    "the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded"

  5. silentadjective

    having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility

    "a silent dog whistle"

  6. dumb, mute, silentadjective

    unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

Wiktionary

  1. silentnoun

    That which is silent; a time of silence.

  2. silentnoun

    A silent movie

  3. silentadjective

    Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.

  4. silentadjective

    Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.

  5. silentadjective

    Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent. Parnell. Sir W. Raleigh.

  6. silentadjective

    Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, "e is silent in fable."

  7. silentadjective

    Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.

  8. silentadjective

    Without audio capability.

    The Magnavox Odyssey was a silent console.

  9. silentadjective

    Hidden, unseen, as a silent voter or silent partner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Silentadjective

    free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet

  2. Silentadjective

    not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative

  3. Silentadjective

    keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed; as, the wind is silent

  4. Silentadjective

    not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent; as, e is silent in "fable."

  5. Silentadjective

    having no effect; not operating; inefficient

  6. Silentnoun

    that which is silent; a time of silence

Freebase

  1. Silent

    Silent were a Brazilian arena rock band from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Silent' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2626

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Silent' in Adjectives Frequency: #357

Anagrams for Silent »

  1. enlist

  2. leints

  3. inlets

  4. tinsel

  5. listen

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Silent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Silent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Silent in a Sentence

  1. Steve Bannon:

    As long as you're silent and you're spiffing 'x' amount of your income.

  2. Maria Montessori:

    Discipline must come through liberty. . . . We do not consider an individual disciplined only when he has been rendered as artificially silent as a mute and as immovable as a paralytic. He is an individual annihilated, not disciplined.

  3. Dania Saltagi:

    Using #NotInMyName is a way for me to not only condemn the terrorist attacks, but to also spread the message that ISIS does not represent Islam. It is a way for me to have a voice and break stereotypes, rather than stay silent.

  4. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya:

    I believe my own eyes, the majority was for us, we do not recognize the election results. We have seen real protocols. We urge those who believe that their voice was stolen not to remain silent.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    I’d rather be hated by standing for what’s right than enduring mental anguish for remaining silent; by remaining silent there is no confrontation nor truth and peace prevails.

Images & Illustrations of Silent

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