English dictionary definition of:

silence


Noun

  • a refusal to speak when expected
  • the trait of keeping things secret
  • the absence of sound
  • the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)

Verb

  • cause to be quiet or not talk
  • keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure

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Thesaurus

hush muteness quiet quieten secrecy secretiveness still

Spellzone course content

View spelling list -ence words, Set 2 and learn about the word silence in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 33. Word endings: -ant, -ent, -ance, -ence.

Scrabble score for silence


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 16:47:27 on 01-07-19

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