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Overview of noun mute

The noun mute has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. mute, deaf-mute, deaf-and-dumb person

(a deaf person who is unable to speak)

2. mute

(a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument)


Overview of verb mute

The verb mute has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down

(deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)


Overview of adj mute

The adj mute has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) mute, tongueless, unspoken, wordless

(expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe)

2. dumb, mute, silent

(unable to speak because of hereditary deafness)

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