What does Silent mean?

Definitions for Silent
ˈsaɪ ləntSi·lent

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. silent, soundless, still(adj)

    marked by absence of sound

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

  2. mum, silent(adj)

    failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to

    "the witness remained silent"

  3. 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"

  4. silent, unsounded(adj)

    not made to sound

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

  5. silent(adj)

    having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility

    "a silent dog whistle"

  6. dumb, mute, silent(adj)

    unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

Wiktionary

  1. silent(Noun)

    That which is silent; a time of silence.

  2. silent(Noun)

    A silent movie

  3. silent(Adjective)

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

  4. silent(Adjective)

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

  5. silent(Adjective)

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

  6. silent(Adjective)

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

  7. silent(Adjective)

    Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.

  8. silent(Adjective)

    Without audio capability.

    The Magnavox Odyssey was a silent console.

  9. silent(Adjective)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Silent(adj)

    free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet

  2. Silent(adj)

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

  3. Silent(adj)

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

  4. Silent(adj)

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

  5. Silent(adj)

    having no effect; not operating; inefficient

  6. Silent(noun)

    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

How to pronounce Silent?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Silent in sign language?

  1. silent

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. Lili Bernard:

    If I were to remain silent to the public.

  2. John Bolton:

    There's an old saying that says, better to remain silent and have all the world think you a fool than to open your mouth and prove it.

  3. Sunni Islamists:

    If Iran is demolishing houses, killing people, burning the people alive, and the international community is silent, if Bashar Assad is dropping these barrel bombs on the houses of the civilians, killing randomly, and the international dirty community is silent, of course the people will wait for Islamic State.

  4. Joseph Votel:

    We help our embassies with some of their messaging activities that they are doing out there to make sure that truthful information is getting out to populations. We use our civil affairs capability to help connect governments to their populations and strengthen those relationships. In doing that, (we) reduce those vulnerabilities of populations who may be vulnerable to this type of pressure they get from outside countries . Asked about Al Qaeda, Votel said the terror group was diminished in east Africa, Syria and Yemen, but the lesson of the last decade is that the U.S. and its allies must maintain pressure or the groups will reinvent and reconstitute. The leader of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is believed to be in Pakistan, and has been noticeably silent on the June drone strike that killed the organization's number two , Naser al Wuhayishi, who also was the leader of the Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen. To me it is a good sign it’s an indication that we have been very effective at isolating him so that is kind of my initial reaction.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    In an endless silence even screams sound silent.

Images & Illustrations of Silent

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