Definitions For Silence


  • 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


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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