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Definition 1: (poetic) tranquil silence - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where hush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the still of the night

Synonyms for hush in the sense of this definition

(hush is a kind of ...) the absence of sound

"he needed silence in order to sleep" "the street was quiet"

(hush belongs to category ...) literature in metrical form

Definition 2: become quiet or still; fall silent - [verb of change]

Samples where hush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hush my baby!

(hush is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 3: cause to be quiet or not talk - [verb of change]

Samples where hush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please silence the children in the church!

Synonyms for hush in the sense of this definition

(hush is a kind of ...) bring under control by force or authority

"suppress a nascent uprising" "stamp down on littering" "conquer one's desires"

(... is a kind of hush ) silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'

(... is a kind of hush ) become quiet or less intensive

"the fighting lulled for a moment"

(... is a kind of hush ) silence or overwhelm by shouting

(... is a kind of hush ) prevent from speaking out

"The press was gagged"

(hush causes ...) become quiet or still; fall silent

"hush my baby!"

(hush has a similar meaning as ...) become quiet or quieter

"The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

Definition 4: run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals - [verb of change]

(hush is a kind of ...) supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams

"Water the fields"

(hush belongs to category ...) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

Definition 5: wash by removing particles - [verb of change]

Samples where hush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Wash ores

(hush is a kind of ...) cleanse (one's body) with soap and water

(hush belongs to category ...) the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth

Definition 6: become quiet or quieter - [verb of perception]

Samples where hush or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The audience fell silent when the speaker entered

Synonyms for hush in the sense of this definition

(hush is a kind of ...) increase or decrease in intensity

(hush has a similar meaning as ...) cause to be quiet or not talk

"Please silence the children in the church!"

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