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Verb: hush  húsh
  1. Become quiet or still; fall silent
    "hush my baby!"
     
  2. Cause to be quiet or not talk
    "Please hush the children in the church!";
    - quieten [Brit], silence, still, shut up, hush up
     
  3. Become quiet or quieter
    - quieten [Brit], quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down
     
  4. (mining) wash by removing particles
     
  5. (mining) run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals
Noun: hush  húsh
  1. (poetic) tranquil silence
    "the hush of the night";
    - stillness, still
Interjection: hush  húsh
  1. Be silent
    "hush! Remember the people downstairs!";
    - silence, sh, shh, shush, be quiet, whisht [UK, Ireland, dialect]

Derived forms: hushes, hushing, hushed

See also: hush up

Type of: change, change intensity, conquer, curb, inhibit, irrigate, lave, quiet, silence, stamp down, subdue, suppress, wash, water

Encyclopedia: Hush, Little Baby