Synonyms of silent


1. silent, soundless, still, quiet (vs. noisy)

usage: marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still"

2. mum, silent, uncommunicative (vs. communicative), incommunicative

usage: failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent"

3. silent, tacit, understood, implicit (vs. explicit), inexplicit

usage: implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement"

4. silent, unsounded, inaudible (vs. audible), unhearable

usage: not made to sound; "the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded"

5. silent, inaudible (vs. audible), unhearable

usage: having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility; "a silent dog whistle"

6. dumb, mute, silent, inarticulate (vs. articulate), unarticulate

usage: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

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Definition and meaning of silent (Dictionary)