hush definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to produce hushed or peaceful.
    • To sooth; soothe.
    • maintain from public understanding; suppress mention of. Usually used in combination with up: attempted to hush-up the harmful details.
    • To however; to silence; to soothe; to create quiet; to repress the sound or clamor of.
    • To appease; to allay; to soothe; to soothe.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To be or become quiet or however.
    • to be or to hold nevertheless or quiet; to be quiet; -- esp. found in the crucial, as an exclamation; be nonetheless; be silent or quiet; make no sound.
  • noun:
    • A silence or stillness, especially after noise.
    • A silence, specially after some noise
    • A mining strategy using water
    • Stillness; silence; peaceful.
    • A state of stillness; powerful peaceful.
    • (poetic) tranquil silence
  • adjective:
    • Archaic Quiet; quiet.
    • Silent; quiet.
  • verb:
    • to be peaceful
    • which will make quiet
    • come to be peaceful or however; autumn quiet
    • run liquid within the ground to erode (earth), revealing the root strata and important nutrients
    • wash by removing particles
    • become peaceful or quieter
    • reason to be peaceful or otherwise not chat
  • others:
    • to cut back to silence; make however or quiet; check or suppress the noise of.
    • To appease; allay; calm, as commotion or agitation.
    • In mining, to clear down (the soil and surface soil), to reveal the bed-rock, so that it can be ascertained whether you will find indications of a vein or metalliferous deposit.
    • becoming nevertheless; be hushed or peaceful; make no sound.
    • Forbear; be nonetheless; hist; attend.
    • Silent; however; peaceful.

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