Synonyms of hush in English:

hush


See definition of hush

verb

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

SYNONYMS
silence, shush
gag, muzzle
British quieten, quieten down
North American quiet, quiet down
informal shut up

2‘the lights dimmed and everyone hushed’

SYNONYMS
fall silent, become silent, stop talking
British quieten, quieten down
North American quiet, quiet down
informal pipe down, shut up
ANTONYMS

become noisy

3‘she tried to hush their fears’

SYNONYMS
calm, allay, assuage, still, soften, ease, soothe, lessen, reduce, moderate
British quieten
North American quiet
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, be silent, stop talking, hold your tongue
British quieten down
North American quiet down
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