Definition of silent:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: adjective

Still; mute; taciturn.

part of speech: adjective

Free from noise: not speaking: habitually taciturn: still: not pronounced.

part of speech: adjective

Saying nothing; mute; not given to speech; quiet; still; free from noise or disturbance; unexpressed; unspoken; as, a silent comment; having a share, not publicly acknowledged, in a business; as, a silent partner.

part of speech: adverb


Usage examples for silent:

  • You help me- I will be silent "The Secret Witness", George Gibbs.
  • She could only be silent "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.
  • Again Jan was silent "Jan and Her Job", L. Allen Harker.

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