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Definition 1: secrecy - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • mum's the word

(mum is a kind of ...) the trait of keeping things secret

Definition 2: informal terms for a mother - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for mum in the sense of this definition

(mum is a kind of ...) a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)

"the mother of three children"

Definition 3: of China - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for mum in the sense of this definition

(mum is a kind of ...) any of numerous perennial Old World herbs having showy brightly colored flower heads of the genera Chrysanthemum, Argyranthemum, Dendranthema, Tanacetum; widely cultivated

Definition 4: failing to speak or communicate etc when expected to - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • the witness remained silent

Synonyms for mum in the sense of this definition

(mum is similar to ...) not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions

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