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mute

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mute

  1. 1 unable to speak the child is both deaf and mute because her hearing was lost at birth Synonyms of mute inarticulate, speechless, voiceless Words Related to mute tongue-tied; incoherent, incomprehensible; closemouthed, laconic, reserved, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative; mum, nonspeaking, quiet, silent, wordless Near Antonyms of mute blabby, chatty, communicative, expansive, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky, vocal; expatiating, speaking out, speaking up; articulating, speaking, talking; articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble

  2. 2 deliberately refraining from speech remained mute no matter how much we pleaded for an answer Synonyms of mute dumb, mum, silent, muted, speechless, uncommunicative, wordlessWords Related to mute inarticulate, tongue-tied; nonvocal, voiceless; dumbstruck; sulking, sulky, sullenNear Antonyms of mute articulate, eloquent, fluent, voluble, well-spoken; gabby, garrulous, loquacious, talkative, talky; outspoken, unreserved, vocal; facile, glib, silver-tongued, smooth-tonguedAntonyms of mute communicative, speaking, talking


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 of mute damper Words Related to mute 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 of mute dumb, extinguish, hush, silence, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shush, shut up, squelch, stillNear Antonyms of mute agitate, stir

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



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