Mute Synonyms & Definitions

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• MuteDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To cast off; to molt.
  2. (a.) Incapable of speaking; dumb.
  3. (n.) One who, from deafness, either congenital or from early life, is unable to use articulate language; a deaf-mute.
  4. (a.) Not speaking; uttering no sound; silent.
  5. (n.) The dung of birds.
  6. (n.) One who does not speak, whether from physical inability, unwillingness, or other cause.
  7. (a.) Not uttered; unpronounced; silent; also, produced by complete closure of the mouth organs which interrupt the passage of breath; -- said of certain letters. See 5th Mute, 2.
  8. (n.) A person whose part in a play does not require him to speak.
  9. (n.) A person employed by undertakers at a funeral.
  10. (a.) Not giving a ringing sound when struck; -- said of a metal.
  11. (n.) A little utensil made of brass, ivory, or other material, so formed that it can be fixed in an erect position on the bridge of a violin, or similar instrument, in order to deaden or soften the tone.
  12. (n.) A letter which represents no sound; a silent letter; also, a close articulation; an element of speech formed by a position of the mouth organs which stops the passage of the breath; as, p, b, d, k, t.
  13. (n.) Among the Turks, an officer or attendant who is selected for his place because he can not speak.
  14. (v. t. & i.) To eject the contents of the bowels; -- said of birds.

• MutessarifatDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) In Turkey, a sanjak whose head is a mutessarif.