Detailed Translations for silence from English to Dutch


silence [the ~] noun

  1. the silence (quiet)
    de stilte; de stilheid; de kalmte
  2. the silence
    zwijgen; het stilzwijgen
  3. the silence (peace; quiet)
    de vredigheid; de kalmte; de rust
  4. the silence (reticence; taciturnity)
    de zwijgzaamheid; de stilzwijgendheid

to silence verb (silences, silenced, silencing)

  1. to silence
  2. to silence (satisfy; allay; soothe; )
    bevredigen; voldoening geven; begeerte stillen
    • bevredigen verb (bevredig, bevredigt, bevredigde, bevredigden, bevredigd)
    • voldoening geven verb (geef voldoening, geeft voldoening, gaf voldoening, gaven voldoening, voldoening gegeven)
    • begeerte stillen verb (stil begeerte, stilt begeerte, stilde begeerte, stilden begeerte, begeerte gestild)

Conjugations for silence:

  1. silence
  2. silence
  3. silences
  4. silence
  5. silence
  6. silence
simple past
  1. silenced
  2. silenced
  3. silenced
  4. silenced
  5. silenced
  6. silenced
present perfect
  1. have silenced
  2. have silenced
  3. has silenced
  4. have silenced
  5. have silenced
  6. have silenced
past continuous
  1. was silencing
  2. were silencing
  3. was silencing
  4. were silencing
  5. were silencing
  6. were silencing
  1. shall silence
  2. will silence
  3. will silence
  4. shall silence
  5. will silence
  6. will silence
continuous present
  1. am silencing
  2. are silencing
  3. is silencing
  4. are silencing
  5. are silencing
  6. are silencing
  1. be silenced
  2. be silenced
  3. be silenced
  4. be silenced
  5. be silenced
  6. be silenced
  1. silence!
  2. let's silence!
  3. silenced
  4. silencing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for silence:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
kalmte peace; quiet; silence calmness; composure; equability; equanimity; evenness of temper; imperturbability; quietness; regularity; tranquility; tranquillity
rust peace; quiet; silence break; calm; calmness; composure; inner calm; inner peace; intermission; interval; peace of mind; quietness; rest-break; serenity; tranquility; tranquillity; tranquillity of mind
stilheid quiet; silence
stilte quiet; silence
stilzwijgen silence
stilzwijgendheid reticence; silence; taciturnity
vredigheid peace; quiet; silence
zwijgen silence
zwijgzaamheid reticence; silence; taciturnity
- muteness; quiet; secrecy; secretiveness
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
begeerte stillen allay; hush; please; quiet; satiate; satisfy; saturate; silence; soothe; tranquilize; tranquillise; tranquillize
bevredigen allay; hush; please; quiet; satiate; satisfy; saturate; silence; soothe; tranquilize; tranquillise; tranquillize
het zwijgen opleggen silence
laten zwijgen silence
stilzwijgen be reticent; preserve silence
voldoening geven allay; hush; please; quiet; satiate; satisfy; saturate; silence; soothe; tranquilize; tranquillise; tranquillize
zwijgen be still; hold one's tongue; keep one's peace; shut the mouth; shut up
- hush; hush up; quieten; shut up; still
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- quietness

Related Words for "silence":

Synonyms for "silence":

Antonyms for "silence":

Related Definitions for "silence":

  1. a refusal to speak when expected1
    • his silence about my contribution was surprising1
  2. the trait of keeping things secret1
  3. the absence of sound1
    • he needed silence in order to sleep1
  4. the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking)1
    • there was a shocked silence1
    • he gestured for silence1
  5. cause to be quiet or not talk1
    • Please silence the children in the church!1
  6. keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure1
    • All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power1

Wiktionary Translations for silence:

  1. lack of any sound
  2. Not speaking as meditation or prayer
  3. Right to not speak during arrest
  1. common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent
  1. het ontbreken van geluid

Cross Translation:
silence stilte Stille — die Abwesenheit von akustischen Signalen wie Lärm, Musik, Geräusch
silence stilte calme — absence de bruit

Related Translations for silence