Definitions For 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)
  • A lack of sound or noise
  • A situation, state, or period of time in which people do not talk
  • A situation or state in which someone does not talk about or answer questions about something

verb

  • Cause to be quiet or not talk
  • Keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure
  • To cause (someone or something) to stop speaking or making noise : to cause (someone or something) to become silent
  • To stop (someone) from expressing opinions that are opposed to your own or from telling people about bad things that you have done
  • To stop (something) from being expressed or revealed

Is Silence a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
12

The word Silence is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Silence in a Sentence

  • I find it hard to sleep unless there is complete silence.
  • The silence was broken by the sound of footsteps in the hallway.
  • We sat there in dead silence.
  • My sister's revelation silenced everyone around the table.
  • Disconnecting the battery will silence the alarm.
  • The mayor tried to silence his critics.

Synonyms for Silence

Antonyms for Silence

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