Definitions for

Overview of adj silent

The adj silent has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (18) silent, soundless, still

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

2. (10) mum, silent

(failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent")

3. silent, tacit, understood

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

4. silent, unsounded

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

5. silent

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

6. dumb, mute, silent

(unable to speak because of hereditary deafness) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices