Adjective Definition

silent

1.Definition: failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to

"The witness remained silent"

Related Adjective(s):mum


2.Definition: having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility

"A silent dog whistle"


3.Definition: implied by or inferred from actions or statements

"Gave silent consent"

Related Adjective(s):tacit, understood


4.Definition: marked by absence of sound

"A silent house"

Related Adjective(s):soundless, still


5.Definition: not made to sound

"The silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"

Related Adjective(s):unsounded


6.Definition: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

Related Adjective(s):dumb, mute




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