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mutes

noun
plural of mute

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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mutes

verb
present tense third-person singular of mute

Synonyms & Antonyms of mutes (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to stop the noise or speech of
  • muted the television while she was on the phone

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2 to deaden the sound of
  • closing the windows muted the traffic noise so we could get to sleep

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“Mutes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mutes. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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