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.
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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
Examples of Silent in a Sentence
If I were to remain silent to the public.
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.
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.
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.
In an endless silence even screams sound silent.
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Translations for Silent
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- 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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