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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hush /hʌʃ/
  • danh từ
    • sự im lặng
      • in the hush of night: trong cảnh im lặng của đêm khuya
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cho im đi, làm cho nín lặng
      • to hush a baby to sleep: dỗ em bé ngủ im
    • (+ up) bưng bít, ỉm đi
      • to hush up a scandal: bưng bít một chuyện xấu xa
  • nội động từ
    • im, nín lặng, làm thinh
    • thán từ
      • suỵt!, im đi!
    Concise Dictionary
    +(poetic) tranquil silence
    +become quiet or still; fall silent
    +cause to be quiet or not talk
    +become quiet or quieter
    +wash by removing particles
    +run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 Shush!, Quiet!, Be or Keep quiet or silent or still!, Hold your tongue!, Mum's the word!, Slang Shut up!, Clam up!, Shut your trap!, Button your lip!, Shut your gob!, Brit Belt up!, US Hush up!, Shut your face!, US dialect Hush your mouth!:
    Hush! You're in a library.
    2 shush, silence, still, quiet:
    I wish she'd hush the child's wailing.
    3 suppress, mute, soften, soft-pedal, whisper:
    They spoke in hushed tones.
    4 Usually, hush up. suppress, repress, quash, cover up, hide, conceal, keep quiet, Colloq squelch:
    They tried to hush up the news about his extramarital affairs.
    5 soothe, allay, calm, quiet, mollify, pacify, placate, tranquillize:
    Our worst fears were hushed by father's comforting words.
    6 silence, quiet, stillness, peace, tranquillity:
    A hush came over the crowd as she rose to speak.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [V] (used especially in orders) to be quiet; to stop talking or crying: Hush now and try to sleep.
    2 [VN] (written) to make sb/sth become quieter; to make sb stop talking, crying, etc.
    Phrasal Verbs: hush sth<->up to hide information about a situation because you do not want people to know about it: He claimed that the whole affair had been hushed up by the council.
    + noun [sing., U] a period of silence, especially following a lot of noise, or when people are expecting sth to happen: There was a deathly hush in the theatre. + A hush descended over the waiting crowd. + (BrE, spoken) Can we have a bit of hush? (= please be quiet)
    Collocation Dictionary


    sudden | breathless, deathly | expectant


    descend, fall
    A sudden hush fell over the room as the head teacher entered.
    | follow sth
    A deathly hush followed the explosion.

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