Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hush

5 senses of hush

Sense 1
hush -- (become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my baby!")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up -- (cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!")
       => suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb -- (to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires")
          Phrasal Verb-> hush up#1

Sense 3
quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down -- (become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered")
       => change intensity -- (increase or decrease in intensity)

Sense 4
hush -- (wash by removing particles; "Wash ores")
       => wash, lave -- (cleanse (one's body) with soap and water)

Sense 5
hush -- (run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals)
       => water, irrigate -- (supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams; "Water the fields")

Antonyms of adj hushed

1 sense of hushed

Sense 1
hushed, muted, subdued, quiet -- (in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand")

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> loud -- (characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones")

Similarity of adj hushed

1 sense of hushed

Sense 1
hushed, muted, subdued, quiet -- (in a softened tone; "hushed voices"; "muted trumpets"; "a subdued whisper"; "a quiet reprimand")
       => soft (vs. loud) -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

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