DICTIONARY


Definition of SILENT

Adjective : SILENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) marked by absence of sound; "a silent house"; "soundless footsteps on the grass"; "the night was still" ;

  • 2. (

    ) failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to; "the witness remained silent" ;

  • 3. (

    ) implied by or inferred from actions or statements; "gave silent consent"; "a tacit agreement"; "the understood provisos of a custody agreement" ;

  • 4. (

    ) not made to sound; "the silent `h' at the beginning of `honor'"; "in French certain letters are often unsounded" ;

  • 5. (

    ) having a frequency below or above the range of human audibility; "a silent dog whistle" ;


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