[ US /ˈmjut/ ]
[ UK /mjˈuːt/ ]
  1. a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
  2. a deaf person who is unable to speak
  1. unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
  2. expressed without speech
    choking exasperation and wordless shame
    a mute appeal
    best grief is tongueless
    a silent curse
    the words stopped at her lips unsounded
    unspoken grief
  1. deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
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How To Use mute In A Sentence

  • Apart from causing public nuisance and inconvenience to the commuters this also leads to road accidents.
  • Caltrain contracts with Amtrak to operate the commuter rail line, which accommodates 26, 000 daily riders.
  • Since my parents both commuted a long way from home, long before the word "playdate" ever existed, I spent most afternoons running from house to house, soaking up the sounds, smells and tastes. Jessica Seinfeld: Reclaiming Family Food
  • Instead of the grim faces of commuters on their way into work, people were bleary-eyed but smiling for no particular reason.
  • They're the sprinters, he says, whereas malamutes are sloggers, which were used in days of yore for hauling heavy freight.
  • In other words, simultaneous measurements can only be mutually compatible for observables corresponding to operators that commute with each other.
  • The building supports environmentally minded commuters by providing showers for bicyclers and accommodating employees who wish to take the bus.
  • One of the biggest dangers to commuters at the time was the constant threat of pickpockets and other petty thieves preying upon unsuspecting victims.
  • None rested quiet or mute for a second, except the one who kept close as his shadow to her father's side, and unwittingly was treated by him less like the other children, than like some stray spirit of another world, caught and held jealously, but without much outward notice, lest haply it might take alarm, and vanish back again unawares. John Halifax, Gentleman
  • While, the absence of dialogues, the lack of colors and the intertitles recreate the look and feel of early mute films. No Fat Clips!!! : SIMON BURRILL – Mr. Theobald
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