keep one's silence

Definition of keep one's silence

  1. :  to not tell anyone about something He vowed to keep his silence about what he had seen.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to take notice of by appropriate conduct :  fulfill: such as

    :  to be faithful to

    :  to act fittingly in relation to

  1. :  custody, charge

    :  maintenance

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

silenceplay
  1. :  forbearance from speech or noise :  muteness

    :  absence of sound or noise :  stillness

    :  absence of mention:

  1. :  to compel or reduce to silence :  still

    :  suppress

    :  to cause to cease hostile firing or criticism


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