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Adjective: mute (muter,mutest)  myoot
  1. Expressed without speech
    "a mute appeal";
    - tongueless, unspoken, wordless
     
  2. Unable to speak because of hereditary deafness
    - dumb, silent
Noun: mute  myoot
  1. A deaf person who is unable to speak
    - deaf-mute, deaf-and-dumb person
     
  2. A device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
Verb: mute  myoot
  1. Deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping
    - muffle, dull, damp, dampen, tone down

Derived forms: muted, muting, mutest, muter, mutes

See also: inarticulate, unarticulate

Type of: acoustic device, deaf person, soften

Encyclopedia: Mute