Definition of keep one's silence
- He vowed to keep his silence about what he had seen.
: to retain in one's possession or power
: to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing
: to have in control
: the means or provisions by which one is kept
: one that keeps or protects: such as
: fortress, castle
: forbearance from speech or noise : muteness
: absence of sound or noise : stillness
: absence of mention:
: to compel or reduce to silence : still
: to cause to cease hostile firing or criticism
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