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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 caused by a speech disorder. Those who are physically mute may have
  • 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
  • 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 (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
  • 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 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

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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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