silence

  核心词汇  
['saɪləns]     ['saɪləns]    
  • n.沉默;寂静
  • vt.使安静;使沉默
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silence是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

详尽释义

n.(名词)
  1. 沉默,缄默,默不作声
  2. 寂静,无声
  3. 无音讯,无联系
  4. 无表示
  5. 湮没
  6. 忘却
  7. 静默,默哀
  8. 不提,不谈
  9. 无音讯期间
  10. 沉静,肃静
  11. 【音】停止
v.(动词)
  1. 堵住...的嘴,把...说得无话可对
  2. 使沉默,使安静,使缄默,使哑口无言
  3. 使停止,止住
  4. 闭嘴
  5. 抑制,压制,压倒
  6. 消灭(噪音)
  7. 使不再发表(反对意见)
  8. 安静,静下来
  9. 打哑

双解释义

n.(名词)
  1. [U] 寂静,无声 absence of sound; complete quiet
  2. [U] 沉默 the state of not speaking or making a noise
  3. [U] 无音信,失去联系 failure to write a letter, to telephone, etc.
  4. [C] 寂静时刻,期间 a moment or period of any of these conditions
v.(动词)
  1. vt. 使安静; 使沉默 cause to be quiet; make silent

行业释义

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silence : 寂静, 沉默 ...
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silence : 寂静, ...
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silence : 寂静, ...
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英英释义

Noun:
  1. the state of being silent (as when no one is speaking);

    "there was a shocked silence"
    "he gestured for silence"

  2. the absence of sound;

    "he needed silence in order to sleep"
    "the street was quiet"

  3. a refusal to speak when expected;

    "his silence about my contribution was surprising"

  4. the trait of keeping things secret

Verb:
  1. cause to be quiet or not talk;

    "Please silence the children in the church!"

  2. keep from expression, for example by threats or pressure;

    "All dissenters were silenced when the dictator assumed power"

silence的用法和样例:

例句

用作名词 (n.)
  1. We interpreted his silence as a refusal.
    我们认为他的沉默是拒绝的表示。
  2. His forceful arguments reduced his opponents to silence.
    他那有力的论点驳得对手哑口无言。
  3. There was nothing but silence in the room.
    这间屋内声息全无,一片寂静。
  4. A terrible silence descended upon the whole hall.
    一阵可怕的寂静突然笼罩着整个厅堂。
用作及物动词 (vt.)
  1. The teacher tried to silence the pupils.
    老师设法让学生们安静下来。
  2. The speaker tried to silence the angry crowd .
    讲话者试图使愤怒的人群安静下来。
  3. The enemy's guns were silenced by repeated bombings.
    敌人的炮火因遭到轮番轰炸而沉寂了。

常见句型

用作名词 (n.)
  1. A profound silence prevailed over all.
    深沉的静默笼罩着一切。
  2. Now and then a bird's song broke in upon the silence of the wood.
    鸟鸣声不时打破林中的寂静。
  3. The bustle and din gradually faded to silence as night advanced.
    随着夜越来越深,喧闹声逐渐沉寂了。
  4. It is generally admitted that the moon is a world where silence prevails.
    月球是一个寂静无声的世界,这一点是众所公认的。
  5. There was silence for a few moments, then someone came out with a most useful suggestion.
    沉默了一会儿,于是有人提出了一项极有用的建议。
  6. From the silence of the company after he had made that remark, he realized that he had dropped a brick.
    他作了那番议论以后,一看大家一声不吭,他明白自己失言了。
  7. She frowned him into silence.
    她皱眉使他沉默。
  8. The criminal intimidated the witness into silence.
    犯罪分子恐吓目击证人保持缄默。
  9. Be careful, your silence could be interpreted as an admission of guilt.
    小心,你的沉默有可能被看作是承认自己有罪。
  10. Forgive me for my long silence.
    请原谅我好久没给你写信。
  11. After two years' silence he suddenly got in touch with us again.
    在长达两年杳无音信之后,他突然又跟我们取得了联系。
  12. Let's observe a minute's silence in memory of the dead.
    让我们为死者静默一分钟。
  13. His offensive remarks were followed by an embarrassed silence.
    在他那无礼的讲话后,紧跟着便是一阵令人难堪的沉默。
  14. There were long unexplained silences between her letters.
    她不时会有一段未予解释的久无书信的时期。
用作动词 (v.)
用作及物动词 S+~+ n./pron.
  1. He silenced the noisy children with a fierce look.
    他狠狠地瞪了一眼那些闹哄哄的孩子,使他们安静下来。
  2. The speaker tried to silence the angry crowd.
    讲话者试图使愤怒的人群安静下来。
  3. His commanding tone silences everyone present.
    他的命令口气使在场的人安静下来。
  4. Rodin silenced him with a gesture.
    罗丁做手势让他安静。
  5. The arrival of the teacher silenced the class.
    教师的到来使全班安静下来。
  6. They silenced him by money or other inducements.
    他们用金钱或其他诱惑来封他的嘴。
  7. The king silenced his opponents by having them put in prison.
    国王把反对他的人送进监狱以使他们闭口。
  8. Butler's firm speech failed to silence opposition.
    巴特勒强硬的话语没能制止反对意见。
  9. Our powerful artillery fire silenced the enemy's mortars.
    我军强大的炮火迫使敌人的迫击炮停止射击。
  10. There must be a way to silence the echoes in this room.
    一定有办法消除这个房间的回声。
  11. The nurse silenced the baby's crying.
    护士使孩子不再哭而安静下来。
  12. 用于be ~ed结构
  13. The air intake must be silenced to some degree.
    进气口的噪声太大,必须在一定程度上加以消除。
  14. The enemy's guns were silenced by repeated bombings.
    反复轰炸压制了敌人的炮火。

常用短语

用作名词 (n.)
in silence
  1. 安静地,无声地 without speaking or making a sound; silently

    She pored over the picture book in silence, enjoying the colours. 她静静地看着画册,欣赏着那些图画的色彩。

    A patient throng was waiting in silence. 一大群人耐心地静候着。

    All I had to do now was to obey him in silence. 这时,我要做的只是默默地服从他。

reduce to silence
  1. 使沉默下来 bring to silence reduce sb to silence

    His reply reduced me to silence.他的回答使我哑口无言。

    Her words reduced him to angry silence.她的话气得他一言不发。

    He managed to reduce the group of children to silence.他设法使这群孩子安静了下来。

    She was reduced to silence at the sight.她见到那情景便哑口无言。

silence is golden
  1. 免开尊口,沉默是金 it can be best to say nothing

    When the sergeant asks if there are any complaints, silence is golden. 当警官问起还有什么意见时,最好免开尊口,以免招惹麻烦。

词汇搭配

用作名词 (n.)
动词+~ 形容词+~ 名词+~ 介词+~ ~+介词
用作动词 (v.)
~+名词 ~+副词

经典引文

  • Attacking units can maintain sonar silence, possibly throughout the attack.

    出自:Defense Update International
  • Her father's death still made a terrible silence in the house.

    出自:R. Frame

silence的详细讲解:

词语用法

n.(名词)
  1. silence用作名词的基本意思是“寂静”,指没有声音,很静,引申可指“沉默”,一般指人对某件事保持缄默,用沉默来表示其同意或不同意, silence还可引申作“无音信,失去联系”解。作以上解时是不可数名词。
  2. silence还可作“寂静时刻,期间”解。常用来表示一段有具体内容的沉默的时间,作此解时是可数名词。
v.(动词)
  1. silence用作动词时意思是“使沉默”,可指人使喧闹的场面安静下来,也可指人采取高压手段来压制某人的言论,这种结果有可能成功,也可能无效。
  2. silence是及物动词,接名词或代词作宾语,可用于被动结构。

词义辨析

n.(名词)
keep silence, keep silent
这两个短语的意思不能混淆。keep silent是“不吭声”或“默不作声”的意思; 而keep silence则是“保持安静”的意思。试比较:
  • I hope you will keep silence while I am away.
  • 我出去后,我希望你安静些。
  • Darnay was unable to keep silent any longer.
  • 达纳再也不能保持沉默了。

词源解说

  • ☆ 直接源自古法语的silence,意为安静的;最初源自拉丁语的silentuim,意为安静的。

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正版词典

silence : 沉默,缄默 ...
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silence : 静止, 无 ...
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silence : 寂静,无声 ...
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