Definitions for silent
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word silent.
silent, soundless, stilladjective
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, understoodadjective
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, silentadjective
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.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: silens, Latin.
O my God, I cry in the day time, and in the night season I am not silent. Psalms xxii. 2.
Silent, and in face
Confounded long they sat as stricken mute. John Milton.
Be not silent to me: lest if thou be silent, I become like those that go down into the pit. Psalms xxviii. 1.
Ulysses, adds he, was the most eloquent and most silent of men; he knew that a word spoken never wrought so much good as a word conceal’d. Notes on the Odyssey.
Deep night, dark night, the silent of the night,
The time of night when Troy was set on fire,
The time when screech-owls cry, and ban-dogs howl. William Shakespeare.
Now is the pleasant time,
The cool, the silent, save where silence yields
To the night-warbling bird. John Milton.
Second and instrumental causes, together with nature itself, without that operative faculty which God gave them, would become silent, virtueless and dead. Walter Raleigh, History.
The sun to me is dark,
And silent as the moon,
When she deserts the night,
Hid in her vacant interlunar cave. John Milton.
This new created world, whereof in hell
Fame is not silent. John Milton.
Silent may mean any of the following:
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
Federalist Society's Federalist Society, supreme Court is not just four or eight years. You're talking about 20 to 30 years out. I think that it's a very significant, silent but powerful influence that he has into the future.
The order stays silent on the rules of having no more than 10 individuals at one location and a requirement to stay 6 feet apart in those locations.
Ask a scientist a very profound question on his science, and he will be silent. Ask a religious person a very simple question on his religion, and he will be frenzied.
We will not be silent, we will rebel if any one touches our interests and our work, whatever the political color of the rulers, whether Islamist or secular, old system or a new system.
Your legacy among family and friends shall resemble a blank page while you remain silent when others threaten our constitutional values.
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- маўча́ць, ці́хіBelarusian
- callarCatalan, Valencian
- tichý, mlčetCzech
- stumm, schweigen, schweigsam, stillGerman
- kvieta, muta, silentaEsperanto
- callar, silenciosoSpanish
- آرام, گنگ, ساكت, ناكار, خاموش, لال, بي صداPersian
- äänetön, hiljaisuus, tyyni, hiljainenFinnish
- taire, muet, silencieuxFrench
- csendes, szótlan, hangtalan, hallgatag, zajtalan, némaHungarian
- լուռ, հանդարտ, խաղաղ, հանգիստArmenian
- silente, silenzio, silenzioso, tranquillo, mutoItalian
- 無言, 無音, 黙る, 静かJapanese
- silentium, taceōLatin
- silencioso, quieto, silêncioPortuguese
- молчали́вый, молча́ть, непроизноси́мый, немо́й, безмо́лвный, ти́хийRussian
- múčati, му́чатиSerbo-Croatian
- tystlåten, tyst, stumSwedish
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