Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun muffle

1 sense of muffle

Sense 1
muffle -- (a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature)
       => kiln -- (a furnace for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks)

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

2 senses of muffle

Sense 1
smother, stifle, strangle, muffle, repress -- (conceal or hide; "smother a yawn"; "muffle one's anger"; "strangle a yawn")
       => 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")

Sense 2
muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down -- (deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)
       => soften -- (make (images or sounds) soft or softer)

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