keep one's silence
Definition of keep one's silence
: to not tell anyone about something He vowed to keep his silence about what he had seen.
Word by Word Definitions
: to take notice of by appropriate conduct : fulfill: such as
: to be faithful to
: to act fittingly in relation to
: custody, charge
: one that keeps or protects: such as
: 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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