1. That which is silent; a time of silence.
  2. A silent movie


  1. Free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet.
  2. Not speaking; indisposed to talk; speechless; mute; taciturn; not loquacious; not talkative.
  3. Keeping at rest; inactive; calm; undisturbed.
    The wind is silent.
  4. Not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent.
    The e is silent in fable.
  5. Having no effect; not operating; inefficient.
  6. Without audio capability.
    The Magnavox Odyssey was a silent console.
  7. Hidden, unseen.
    a silent voter; a silent partner

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