HyperDic: hush_up

English > 2 senses of the expression hush up:
VERBperceptionhush up, whitewash, gloss over, sleek overcover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error
changehush up, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut upcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
English > hush up: 2 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningcover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymswhitewash, gloss over, sleek over
Broadercover, cover uphide from view or knowledge
See alsohushcause to be quiet or not talk / talk
Spanishacallar, blanquear, cubrir, disimular, encalar, encubrir, tapar
Catalanarrear, emblanquinar, emblanquir, encalcinar, guarnir
English > hush up: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCause to be quiet or not talk / talk.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymshush, quieten, silence, still, shut 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
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

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