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1. mute

adjective. ['ˈmjuːt'] expressed without speech.

Synonyms

  • tongueless
  • unarticulate
  • unspoken
  • wordless

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • dry
  • stimulate
  • dehumidify

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Mute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • minute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut
  • bebout
  • beabout

Example sentences of the word mute


1. Adjective
Raise volume is the second button to the right of the mute button.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The mute button is the first button when looking at the group of buttons from left to right.

3. Verb, base form
Soloing the tracks will automatically mute all of the other tracks for the song.

Quotes containing the word mute


1. I'm happy to be a writer - of prose, poetry, every kind of writing. Every person in the world who isn't a recluse, hermit or mute uses words. I know of no other art form that we always use.
- Maya Angelou

2. Sour Patch, Swedish Fish. I love candy, man. I can't go without candy. And when I'm recording, I always have a TV on with cartoons - on mute, though. When I'm recording, I like to look at the TV now and then and see some crazy, wacky stuff. When you're thinking creative, it just keeps you creative. Everybody got their way of making music.
- Tyga

3. I’d love to create a personal profile on a dating site with a headline that reads, “Great Listener Seeks Mute Woman.
- Jarod Kintz, Great Listener Seeks Mute Women

2. deaf-mute

noun. a deaf person who is unable to speak.

Synonyms

  • dummy
  • silent person
  • deaf person
  • mute

Antonyms

  • heedful
  • sensitize
  • sensitise
  • ear

3. deaf-mute

adjective. lacking the sense of hearing and the ability to speak.

Synonyms

  • deaf-and-dumb

Antonyms

  • natural
  • sharpen

4. mute

noun. ['ˈmjuːt'] a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument.

Synonyms

  • sordino
  • sourdine

Antonyms

  • colourful
  • animated
  • spirited

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. mute

noun. ['ˈmjuːt'] a deaf person who is unable to speak.

Synonyms

  • deaf-and-dumb person
  • dummy
  • silent person
  • deaf person

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • bright
  • polished
  • interesting

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. mute

verb. ['ˈmjuːt'] deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping.

Synonyms

  • tone down
  • muffle
  • damp
  • dampen
  • dull

Antonyms

  • smart
  • sharp
  • sensitize
  • sensitise

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. mute

adjective. ['ˈmjuːt'] unable to speak because of hereditary deafness.

Synonyms

  • silent
  • unarticulate
  • dumb

Antonyms

  • enliven
  • harden
  • stay
  • stand

Etymology

  • muet (Anglo-Norman)
  • muetir (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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