Synonyms of hush in English:

hush


See definition of hush

verb

1‘he placed a finger before pursed lips to hush her’

SYNONYMS

silence, quieten, quieten down, shush

gag, muzzle

informal shut up

2‘the lights dimmed and everyone hushed’

SYNONYMS

fall silent, become silent, stop talking, quieten, quieten down

informal pipe down, shut up

ANTONYMS

become noisy

3‘she tried to hush their fears’

SYNONYMS

calm, allay, assuage, still, quieten, soften, ease, soothe, lessen, reduce, moderate

ANTONYMS

aggravate

4‘management took steps to hush up the dangers’

SYNONYMS

keep secret, conceal, hide, suppress, cover up, keep dark, keep quiet about, not divulge, stifle, squash, whitewash, smother, obscure, veil, sweep under the carpet

informal sit on, keep under one's hat

ANTONYMS

disclose


exclamation

1‘Hush! Someone will hear you’

SYNONYMS

be quiet, keep quiet, quieten down, be silent, stop talking, hold your tongue

informal shut up, shut your face, shut your mouth, shut your trap, button your lip, pipe down, cut the cackle, put a sock in it, give it a rest, not another word

British informal shut your gob, wrap it up, wrap up

North American informal save it, can it

ANTONYMS

speak up


noun

1‘a hush descended over the crowd’

SYNONYMS

silence, quiet, quietness, quietude, soundlessness, noiselessness

stillness, still, peacefulness, peace, calmness, calm, tranquillity

ANTONYMS

noise