Associations to the word «Hushed»

Wiktionary

HUSH, verb. (intransitive) to become quiet
HUSH, verb. (transitive) to make quiet
HUSH, verb. (transitive) To appease; to allay; to soothe.
HUSH, noun. A silence, especially after some noise
HUSH, noun. A mining method using water
HUSH DOWN, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To become quiet; to cease making sounds.
HUSH DOWN, verb. (transitive) To quieten; to make quiet
HUSH HOUSE, noun. An enclosed, noise-suppressed testing facility for aircraft jet engines.
HUSH HOUSES, noun. Plural of hush house
HUSH KIT, noun. A series of modifications made to an aircraft's engine to dampen noise.
HUSH KITS, noun. Plural of hush kit
HUSH MONEY, noun. A bribe to maintain secrecy (to prevent bad publicity or to prevent the discovery of a crime).
HUSH ONE'S MOUTH, verb. (African American Vernacular English) to be quiet; to shut up.
HUSH UP, verb. (intransitive) (informal) To become quiet; to cease making sounds.
HUSH UP, verb. (transitive) To keep secret, to prevent from becoming known.

Dictionary definition

HUSH, noun. (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night".
HUSH, verb. Become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my baby!".
HUSH, verb. Cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!".
HUSH, verb. Become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered".
HUSH, verb. Wash by removing particles; "Wash ores".
HUSH, verb. Run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals.

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