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

1 sense of mute

Sense 1
muffle, mute, dull, damp, dampen, tone down -- (deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping)
       => soften -- (make (images or sounds) soft or softer)

Antonyms of adj muted

2 senses of muted

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")

Sense 2
dull, muffled, muted, softened -- (being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets")

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 muted

2 senses of muted

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")

Sense 2
dull, muffled, muted, softened -- (being or made softer or less loud or clear; "the dull boom of distant breaking waves"; "muffled drums"; "the muffled noises of the street"; "muted trumpets")
       => soft (vs. loud) -- ((of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music")

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