HyperDic: hush

English > 6 senses of the word hush:
VERBchangehushbecome quiet or still
changehush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
perceptionhush, quieten, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downbecome quiet or quieter
changehushwash by removing particles
changehushrun water over the ground to erode (soil) , revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
NOUNattributehush, stillness, still(poetic) tranquil silence
hush > pronunciation
Soundshhah'sh
Rhymesblush ... underbrush: 17 rhymes with ahsh...
English > hush: 6 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaning(poetic) tranquil silence.
Synonymsstillness, still
Categorypoetry, poesy, verseliterature in metrical form
Broadersilence, quietThe absence of sound
Spanishcalma, quietud, silencio, tranquilidad
Catalancalma, quietud, tranquil·litat
Verbshushbecome quiet or still
hushcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
hushbecome quiet or quieter
English > hush: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningBecome quiet or still; fall silent.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"hush my baby!"
Caused byhush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upCause to be quiet or not talk / talk
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcallarse, callar
Catalancallar
Nounshush(poetic) tranquil silence
English > hush: 6 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to be quiet or not talk / talk.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsquieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up
Cause tohushBecome quiet or still
Narrowergag, muzzleprevent from speaking out
lull, calm downBecome quiet or less intensive
shout downsilence or overwhelm by shouting
shushsilence (someone) by uttering 'shush!'
Broadersuppress, stamp down, subdue, conquerTo put down by force or authority
See alsohush upcover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
OppositeloudenCause to become loud
Similar toquieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe downBecome quiet or quieter
Spanishacallar, callar, calmar, silenciar
Catalanapaivagar, aquietar, assossegar, callar, calmar, emmudir, silenciar
Nounshush(poetic) tranquil silence
English > hush: 6 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningBecome quiet or quieter.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsquieten, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down
Broaderchange intensityincrease / increase or decrease in intensity
OppositeloudenBecome louder
Similar tohush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush upCause to be quiet or not talk / talk
Spanishapaciguarse, callarse, callar, calmar, serenarse, sosegar, tranquilizarse
Catalanapaivagar-se, apaivagar, asserenar-se, callar, calmar-se, calmar, fer mutis, tranquil·litzar-se
Nounshush(poetic) tranquil silence
English > hush: 6 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningwash by removing particles.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymining, excavationThe act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
Broaderwash, lavecleanse (one's body) with soap and water
English > hush: 6 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningRun water over the ground to erode (soil) , revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymining, excavationThe act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
Broaderwater, irrigateSupply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams
Catalandesgastar, erosionar

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