Definition of Hush

1. Noun. (poetic) tranquil silence. "The still of the night"

Exact synonyms: Still, Stillness
Generic synonyms: Quiet, Silence
Category relationships: Poesy, Poetry, Verse
Derivative terms: Still, Still, Still, Still



2. Verb. Become quiet or still; fall silent. "Hush my baby!"
Generic synonyms: Change

3. Verb. Cause to be quiet or not talk. "Please silence the children in the church!"
Exact synonyms: Hush Up, Quieten, Shut Up, Silence, Still
Specialized synonyms: Shush, Calm Down, Lull, Shout Down, Gag, Muzzle
Generic synonyms: Conquer, Curb, Inhibit, Stamp Down, Subdue, Suppress
Related verbs: Pipe Down, Quiesce, Quiet, Quiet Down, Quieten
Also: Hush Up
Antonyms: Louden
Derivative terms: Silence, Silence, Silence, Silencer, Silencer, Still

4. Verb. Become quiet or quieter. "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
Exact synonyms: Pipe Down, Quiesce, Quiet, Quiet Down, Quieten
Related verbs: Hush Up, Quieten, Shut Up, Silence, Still
Generic synonyms: Change Intensity
Derivative terms: Quiescent, Quiet
Antonyms: Louden

5. Verb. Wash by removing particles. "Wash ores"
Category relationships: Excavation, Mining
Generic synonyms: Lave, Wash

6. Verb. Run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals.
Category relationships: Excavation, Mining
Generic synonyms: Irrigate, Water

Definition of Hush

1. v. t. To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.

2. v. i. To become or to keep still or quiet; to become silent; -- esp. used in the imperative, as an exclamation; be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise.

3. n. Stillness; silence; quiet.

4. a. Silent; quiet.

Definition of Hush

1. Verb. (intransitive) to become quiet ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to make quiet ¹

3. Noun. A silence, especially after some noise ¹

4. Noun. A mining method using water ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hush

1. to quiet [v -ED, -ING, -ES] : HUSHEDLY [adv] - See also: quiet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hush

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husbands
hush (current term)
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