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We found 44 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word silence:
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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. silence: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. silence, silence: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. silence: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. silence: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. silence: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. silence, silence: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Silence, silence: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. silence: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. silence: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. silence: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. silence: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. silence: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. silence: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. silence (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. silence: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. silence: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Silence (Blindside album), Silence (Charlie Haden album), Silence (Delerium song), Silence (Doctor Who), Silence (Facemob album), Silence (Marshmello song), Silence (Sonata Arctica album), Silence (Stromae song), Silence (TV series), Silence (Tara MacLean album), Silence (band), Silence (climb), Silence (disambiguation), Silence (film), Silence (novel), Silence (video game), Silence, The Silence (TV series), The Silence (The Twilight Zone), The Silence (song), The Silence: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Silence: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. silence: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. silence: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. silence, silence (m): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. silence: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. silence: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  24. silence: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. silence: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. silence: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. silence: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. silence: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. silence: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silence: Linguistic Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (5 matching dictionaries)
  2. silence: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. SILENCE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. silence: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. silence: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silence: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. silence: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. silence: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silence: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Silence: Catholic Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. S'ilence, silence, silence: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. silence: Rane Professional Audio Reference [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (silence)

noun:  the absence of sound ("He needed silence in order to sleep")
noun:  the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking) ("There was a shocked silence")
noun:  a refusal to speak when expected ("His silence about my contribution was surprising")
noun:  the trait of keeping things secret
verb:  keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure ("All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power")
verb:  cause to be quiet or not talk ("Please silence the children in the church!")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #78146)

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Words similar to silence:   hush, burke, muteness, quiet, quieten, secrecy, secretiveness, silenced, silencing, still, gag, hush up, muzzle, peace, shut up, more...

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