Antonyms

1. hum

verb. ['ˈhʌm'] sing with closed lips.

Antonyms

  • miss

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Words that Rhyme with Hum

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  • krumme
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  • from
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Example sentences of the word hum


1. Noun, singular or mass
The warning alarm may sound like a hum or whistle to get your attention.

2. Verb, base form
It stands out above the rest of the music and is the part you're most likely to hum.

Quotes containing the word hum


1. In a few minutes I heard the books' voices: a low, steady, unsupressible hum. I'd heard it many times before. I've always had a finely tuned ear for a library's accumulations of echo and desire. Libraries are anything but hushed.
- Martha Cooley, The Archivist

2. ho-hum

adjective. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness.

Synonyms

  • irksome
  • uninteresting
  • boring
  • deadening
  • tiresome
  • tedious
  • dull
  • wearisome

Antonyms

  • sudden
  • fast
  • hurried
  • rush

3. Hum-Vee

noun. a high mobility, multipurpose, military vehicle with four-wheel drive.

Synonyms

  • military vehicle

4. hum

verb. ['ˈhʌm'] make a low continuous sound.

Synonyms

  • make noise
  • noise

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

5. hum

noun. ['ˈhʌm'] a humming noise.

Synonyms

  • noise

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • converge

6. hum

verb. ['ˈhʌm'] sound with a monotonous hum.

Synonyms

  • thrum
  • go

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source

7. hum

noun. ['ˈhʌm'] the state of being or appearing to be actively engaged in an activity.

Synonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • be well
  • agree

8. HUM

noun. an Islamic fundamentalist group in Pakistan that fought the Soviet Union in Afghanistan in the 1980s; now operates as a terrorist organization primarily in Kashmir and seeks Kashmir's accession by Pakistan.

Synonyms

  • Harkat ul-Ansar
  • Harkat ul-Mujahedeen
  • Movement of Holy Warriors
  • Harkat-ul-Mujahidin
  • HUA

9. hum

verb. ['ˈhʌm'] be noisy with activity.

Synonyms

  • be
  • buzz
  • seethe
  • teem
  • swarm

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • passive
  • active
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