Associations to the word «Hushed»


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.

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche