Synonyms of hushing


1. hiss, hissing, hushing, fizzle, sibilation, noise

usage: a fricative sound (especially as an expression of disapproval); "the performers could not be heard over the hissing of the audience"


1. hush, change

usage: become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my baby!"

2. hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb

usage: cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"

3. quieten, hush, quiet, quiesce, quiet down, pipe down, change intensity

usage: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"

4. hush, wash, lave

usage: wash by removing particles; "Wash ores"

5. hush, water, irrigate

usage: run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the underlying strata and valuable minerals

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