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
Example sentences from the Web for mute
It essentially gives you a dashboard of buttons you can use to conveniently control functions on Windows, like muting the volume, grabbing a screenshot, launching an application, switching between video inputs, and pausing media playback.How to completely customize the way you control Windows|David Nield|January 15, 2021|Popular Science
Whatever the case, TV sets need a brand-new “hypocrisy-mute” button for Fox News commentators who express umbrage at the Capitol riot.
In Successful Aging he details the effects of aging on this too solid flesh, from cell function to motor actions to sleep patterns, and prescribes ways of living to mute the insults of growing old.
Group Zoom calls, in which half the team is on mute or have turned off their cameras, also make it challenging to pick up on body language.Remote working spotlights neurodiversity challenges|Jessica Davies|December 21, 2020|Digiday
That can do a lot of good, but with cultural strife at 2020 levels, bickering will undoubtedly infect your feed no matter how many words you mute and people you unfollow.Social media can be toxic. Here’s how to make sure your feeds aren’t.|Whitson Gordon|December 1, 2020|Popular Science
In recent days it has been again devastated by the great world war, as its gaunt ruins mutely tell.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
All this time Clifford was mutely wondering why the wealthy old ranchman should be so anxious to meet his father.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
He leaned over and sought those unresponsive lips that, mutely cold, met his.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Presently a manservant entered and, bowing, indicated mutely that his master would see her now.Those Times And These|Irvin S. Cobb
As Scott and Elderburg passed a group of the black gang, mutely dangling wrenches, there was a sudden stir.Feline Red|Robert Sampson