Definitions for mute

Definitions for (noun) mute

Main entry: mute

Definition: a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument

Main entry: mute, deaf-and-dumb person, deaf-mute

Definition: a deaf person who is unable to speak

Definitions for (verb) mute

Main entry: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute

Definition: deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

Definitions for (adj) mute

Main entry: mute, dumb, silent

Definition: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

Main entry: tongueless, wordless, unspoken, mute

Definition: expressed without speech

Usage: a mute appeal; a silent curse; best grief is tongueless- Emily Dickinson; the words stopped at her lips unsounded; unspoken grief; choking exasperation and wordless shame- Thomas Wolfe

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