Translation of "silence" - English-Spanish dictionary

silence

noun uk /ˈsaɪ·ləns/

B1 [ no plural ] a lack of sound

silencio
The three men ate in silence.

a period of time in which there is complete quiet or no speaking

silencio
There were long silences during the discussion.
verb uk /ˈsaɪ·ləns/ (present participle silencing, past tense and past participle silenced)

to stop something making a sound or stop someone from talking

hacer callar, silenciar
He silenced the alarm.

(Translation of “silence” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

silence

noun /ˈsailəns/

(a period of) absence of sound or of speech

silencio
A sudden silence followed his remark.

failure to mention, tell something etc

silencio
Your silence on this subject is disturbing.
silencer noun

(British ) a piece of equipment fitted to a gun, or in an engine, for making noise less; muffler(American)

silenciador
It is illegal to drive a motorbike without a silencer fitted to the exhaust.
silent /-t/ adjective

free from noise

silencioso
The house was empty and silent.

not speaking

callado
He was silent on that subject.

not making any noise

silencioso
This lift is quite silent.
silently adverb

silenciosamente
The audence silently listened to his every word.
in silence

without saying anything

en silencio
The children listened in silence to the story.

(Translation of “silence” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)