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Meaning of word silence from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

silence   noun

Meaning : The state of being silent (as when no one is speaking).

Example : There was a shocked silence.
He gestured for silence.

चुप रहने की अवस्था या क्रिया।

पंडितजी के प्रश्न पूछते ही सभा में चुप्पी छा गयी।
अभाषण, ख़ामोशी, खामोशी, चुप्पी, मौन

Meaning : The absence of sound.

Example : He needed silence in order to sleep.
The street was quiet.

Synonyms : quiet

The particular auditory effect produced by a given cause.

The sound of rain on the roof.
The beautiful sound of music.

Meaning : A refusal to speak when expected.

Example : His silence about my contribution was surprising.

Synonyms : muteness

Meaning : The trait of keeping things secret.

Synonyms : secrecy, secretiveness

silence   verb

Meaning : Cause to be quiet or not talk.

Example : Please silence the children in the church!.

Synonyms : hush, hush up, quieten, shut up, still

Cause to become loud.


Meaning : Keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure.

Example : All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power.


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