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
That means, if you don’t have captions on your video, it’ll be skipped by anyone watching with the mute button on, which could be a sizable chunk of your target audience.Top six reasons you should caption your social media video content|Molly Yurick|November 19, 2020|Search Engine Watch
“Mute me like you’ve muted the city of Detroit, go ahead and push the button,” he said.For three hours, an obscure county board in Michigan was at the center of U.S. politics|Kayla Ruble, Tom Hamburger, David Fahrenthold|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
If you want it to, the watch can display your phone’s notifications to its screen, but it’s easy to mute that by pushing and holding the top right button.This new workout watch can tell when you switch activities|Rob Verger|November 17, 2020|Popular Science
Magashule, the man who usually communicates such decisions, was muted, quite literally, during the Zoom-hosted press conference in which Ramaphosa reported multiple changes to the party’s policy on corruption.The Corruption Battle Shaping South Africa’s Future|Charu Kasturi|November 9, 2020|Ozy
The quality is often grainy, the audio is on mute, and the streams are, frankly, quite boring to watch.
Around them on every side crept the mist in whose silver muteness they landed to gather white mushrooms.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
Henrietta could have bitten her tongue for laying her open to the censure implied in his muteness.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
She turned abruptly away, and stood at a distance in gloomy muteness.
For a day or two he persevered in his muteness, uttering a word only when it could not be avoided.
But her muteness passed unnoticed, because for once in her life Miss Sabrina was voluble, her words tumbled over one another.Jupiter Lights|Constance Fenimore Woolson