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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 (film), a 2005 short
  • 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 is a British record label. It was founded in 1978 by Daniel Miller and featured several prominent musical acts on its roster such as Depeche Mode
  • 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
  • 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
  • Talk Shows on Mute: "Talk Shows on Mute" is a song by the American alternative rock band Incubus. It was released as the second single from the band's 2004 album, A Crow Left
  • Mute (music): technique for the guitar, see Palm mute. "Sordino" redirects here. For other uses, see Sordino (disambiguation). A mute is a device fitted to a musical
  • Mute swan: The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan, and thus a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. It is native to much of Europe and Asia, and (as
  • Jesus exorcising a mute: Jesus exorcising a mute is one of the miracles of Jesus in the Gospels. It appears in Matthew 9:32-34, immediately following the account of Christ healing
  • Mute Records discography: The following is a list of items with recorded Mute Records catalogue numbers, starting with label founder Daniel Miller's single as The Normal. The discography

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'Mute' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Mute Sample Sentences in News


  • Facebook's Zuckerberg brings free Internet to Colombia, mute on China
    By Helen Murphy and Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg launched a free Internet application in Colombia on Wednesday as part of a drive to bring developing markets online, but remained mute on when and if the company would look to move into China. Colombia is the first nation in Latin America and the fourth in the wor Read more on this news related to 'Mute'
  • RK's unpublished gems unveiled
    His mute spectator, the Common Man, may be known to all but few would've got a chance to lay eyes on RK Laxman's un published doodles. Read more on this news related to 'Mute'
  • 'Around the Horn' parody makes a mute point
    Fans of ESPN's "Around The Horn" knows the show's mute-button-happy host Tony Reali and the sports reporters who appear on the panel can straddle the line between cheeky and smarmy. Comedy video makers Heck Bender capture that vibe in a parody the group uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday. Read more on this news related to 'Mute'

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