adjective, mut·er, mut·est.
verb (used with object), mut·ed, mut·ing.
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Origin of mute
usage note for mute
OTHER WORDS FROM mutemute·ly, adverbmute·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mutemoot, mute
Words nearby mute
Example sentences from the Web for mute
Face-swapped onto an actor, it muted the actor’s expressions.Inside the strange new world of being a deepfake actor|Karen Hao|October 9, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The limits of a mute buttonTrump has made unpredictability part of his political brand, which Schroeder pegged as the source for many of the current debate challenges.The first presidential debate was chaotic. Here’s why improving the next one will be tough.|Kim Bellware|October 1, 2020|Washington Post
The feature, which has been in development over the past year, is meant to not only make it easier to find rights-cleared music, but also to address the ongoing issues creators face with having their archives muted.
With the launch of Soundtrack by Twitch, music will be separated into its own audio channel so creators can play the tracks without being worried about muting or receiving strikes against their channel.
Overall, consumer spending will be muted this holiday season compared with last year, making it paramount for brick-and-mortar retailers to be at the top of their e-commerce game.Holiday season hiring at Target, Walmart shows shifting focus to e-commerce|Phil Wahba|September 24, 2020|Fortune
Holmes played a similar mute role in her marriage to Cruise.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Should Courage give up her war profiteering and settle down to run an honest pub—even if it means abandoning her mute girl?
The same thing happens when her mute daughter, the sweet Kattrin, is shot as she tries to warn a hamlet of impending slaughter.
There had already been a documentary on the case that aimed to do just that, as if killing the messenger would mute the message.What It's Like to Watch Kate Beckinsale Play You in a Movie|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I presume most Republicans will be clever enough to mute impeachment talk before November.
There was a pause, during which Blanche went through a little mute exhibition of amazement and pleasure.
Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.
The unmarked e represents the French é, as the e mute is unknown to the Provençal.
He has not courage to proceed; he is mute with grief; he awaits the dreadful recital, and the audience awaits it also.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
And straightway I saw that the insect stretched forth its slender arm toward Heaven; mysterious, mute, earnest, it was praying.