What does deafen mean?

Definitions for deafen
ˈdɛf əndeaf·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deafen(verb)

    be unbearably loud

    "a deafening noise"

  2. deafen, deaf(verb)

    make or render deaf

    "a deafening noise"

  3. deafen(verb)

    make soundproof

    "deafen a room"


  1. deafen(Verb)

    To make deaf, either temporarily or permanently

  2. deafen(Verb)

    To make soundproof

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deafen(verb)

    to make deaf; to deprive of the power of hearing; to render incapable of perceiving sounds distinctly

    Etymology: [From Deaf.]

  2. Deafen(verb)

    to render impervious to sound, as a partition or floor, by filling the space within with mortar, by lining with paper, etc

    Etymology: [From Deaf.]

How to pronounce deafen?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say deafen in sign language?

  1. deafen


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deafen in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deafen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of deafen in a Sentence

  1. David Henkin:

    A single ping can permanently deafen a marine mammal 100 meters (yards) away.

Images & Illustrations of deafen

  1. deafendeafendeafendeafendeafen

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