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Mute Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
  • a deaf person who is unable to speak
  • deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
  • unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
  • expressed without speech; especially because words would be inappropriate or inadequate; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and
  • lacking power of speech

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a deaf person who is unable to speak ,
  • a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Mute'


  • Mute: Mute may refer to: Muteness, a speech disorder in which a person lacks the ability to speak Mute, a silent letter in phonology Mute (2005 film), a 2005
  • MUTE: The MUTE Network (or MUTE-net) is an unmaintained peer-to-peer file sharing network developed with anonymity in mind. The MUTE client is open source software
  • Mute Records: Mute Records (simply known and stylized as mute) is a British record label founded in 1978 by Daniel Miller and owned by BMG Rights Management. It featured
  • Mute (music): For the playing technique for the guitar, see Palm mute. "Sordino" redirects here. For other uses, see Sordino (disambiguation). "Sourdine" and "Sordina"
  • Mute swan: The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and (as a rare
  • Deaf-mute: a cultural term, see Deaf culture. For "inability to speak", see muteness. Deaf-mute is a term which was used historically to identify a person who was
  • Mute cornett: The mute cornett was an important variant of the treble cornett and it was used in compositions by European composers in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries
  • Muteness: Muteness or mutism (from Latin mutus, meaning "silent") is an inability to speak often caused by a speech disorder, hearing loss, or surgery. Someone who
  • Mute (2017 film): Mute is an upcoming science fiction mystery thriller directed by Duncan Jones, who also co-wrote the script with Michael Robert Johnson and Damon Peoples
  • Mute Records discography: See also: The Grey Area of Mute Records Discography The following is a list of items with recorded Mute Records catalogue numbers, starting with label

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* The past is only the present become invisible and mute and because it is invisible and mute, its memoried glances and it's murmurs are infinitely precious. We are tomorrow's past. - Mary Webb

* Law stands mute in the midst of arms. - Cicero


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