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mute

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mute




mute

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mute

  1. a device on a musical instrument that deadens or softens its tone <I was practicing my trumpet at three in the morning when the mute fell out, and I managed to wake everyone up> Synonyms damper Related Words muffler, quieter, softener, soft pedal




mute

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mute

  1. 1 to stop the noise or speech of <muted the television while she was on the phone> Synonyms dumb, extinguish, hush, silence, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shush, shut up, squelch, stillNear Antonyms agitate, stir

  2. 2 to deaden the sound of <closing the windows muted the traffic noise so we could get to sleep> Synonyms muffle, stifleRelated Words insulate, soundproof; pad; dampen, mellow, soften, subdue, tone (down); baffle; smotherNear Antonyms amplify, boost, deepen, enhance, heighten, increase, magnify, step up, strengthenAntonyms unmuffle




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