Synonyms for mute

Synonyms for (noun) mute

Synonyms: mute

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

Similar words: acoustic device

Definition: a device for amplifying or transmitting sound


Synonyms: mute, deaf-and-dumb person, deaf-mute

Definition: a deaf person who is unable to speak

Similar words: deaf person

Definition: a person with a severe auditory impairment

Synonyms for (verb) mute

Synonyms: tone down, dull, damp, dampen, muffle, mute

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

Similar words: soften

Definition: make (images or sounds) soft or softer

Synonyms for (adjective) mute

Synonyms: mute, dumb, silent

Definition: unable to speak because of hereditary deafness

Similar words: unarticulate, inarticulate

Definition: without or deprived of the use of speech or words

Usage: inarticulate beasts; remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal; inarticulate with rage; an inarticulate cry


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unarticulate, inarticulate

Definition: without or deprived of the use of speech or words

Usage: inarticulate beasts; remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal; inarticulate with rage; an inarticulate cry