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silent /ˈsaɪlənt/ adjective


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[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

silent
[adjective]
Synonyms:
- quiet, hushed, muted, noiseless, soundless, still
- mute, dumb, speechless, taciturn, voiceless, wordless
Antonyms: talkative, noisy
Contrasted words: speaking, talking, articulate, fluent, glib, vocal, voluble, babblative, garrulous, loquacious, windy, blabbering, blabbery, chattering
Related Idioms: silent as a post (or stone), silent as the grave (or tomb)
Related Words: inarticulate, muted, tongue-tied, voiceless, checked, curbed, inhibited, restrained, unconversational, unsociable, incoherent, mute, mum, secretive
English Thesaurus: quiet, low, soft, silent, hushed, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

silent W3 /ˈsaɪlənt/ adjective
[Word Family: noun: silence, silencer; verb: silence; adverb: silently; adjective: silent]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: present participle of silere 'to be silent']

1. NOT SPEAKING
a) not saying anything:
Alan was silent.
remain/stay/keep silent
She kept silent, forcing Buchanan to continue.
The crowd fell silent (=became silent) when the President appeared.
b) [only before noun] not talking much to other people
the strong silent type (=a man who looks strong and does not talk very much)

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Silent is used mainly in writing. In everyday English, people usually use not say anything rather than be silent:
She didn’t say anything, so I carried on.
The article doesn’t say anything about religion.

2. NOT COMMUNICATING failing or refusing to talk about something or express an opinion
silent on/about
The report was silent on the subject.

3. QUIET without any sound, or not making any sound:
The large house was silent and lonely.
At last the guns fell silent.
Julie offered up a silent prayer that she would pass her exam.
as silent as the grave (=completely silent in a mysterious or uncomfortable way)

4. FILMS [only before noun] a silent film has pictures but no sound

5. LETTER a silent letter in a word is not pronounced:
The ‘w’ in ‘wreck’ is silent.
—silently adverb:
He sat silently by the bed.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

silent
adj.
VERBS be, seem | become, fall, go, grow The crowd fell silent as she began to speak. The room grew silent as the men entered.
keep, lie, remain, sit, stand, stay I could not keep silent any longer. The street lay silent and deserted. She sat silent throughout the meal.
ADV. remarkably, unusually | absolutely, completely, perfectly, quite, totally, utterly | almost, virtually The new bus is virtually silent.
largely an issue about which the researchers are largely silent
fairly, rather | suddenly | eerily, strangely The street was strangely silent.
grimly, obstinately, resolutely, stubbornly Len remained obstinately silent.
uncomfortably For long periods they were uncomfortably silent because they could think of nothing to say.
uncharacteristically
PREP. about They had kept remarkably silent about their intentions.
on The report was silent on that subject.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

silent
adjective
DUBIOUS: After a hard day's work, I like to be silent.
GOOD: After a hard day's work, I like to be quiet.

Usage Note:
silent = without any sound at all: 'Apart from the regular ticking of the clock, the room was completely silent.'
quiet = without unwanted noise or activity; peaceful: 'After a few quiet days in the countryside, we felt ready to face London again.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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