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hush up

vb
(tr, adverb) to suppress information or rumours about
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hush up - cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error; "Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin"; "She tried to gloss over her mistakes"
cover up, cover - hide from view or knowledge; "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"
2.hush up - cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children in the church!"
shush - silence (someone) by uttering `shush!'
conquer, inhibit, stamp down, suppress, subdue, curb - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
lull, calm down - become quiet or less intensive; "the fighting lulled for a moment"
shout down - silence or overwhelm by shouting
pipe down, quiesce, quiet, quiet down, quieten, hush - become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the speaker entered"
gag, muzzle - prevent from speaking out; "The press was gagged"

hush

verb
1. To cause to become silent:
2. To hold (something requiring an outlet) in check.Also used with up:
Informal: sit on (or upon).
3. To prevent (something) from being known.Also used with up:
Idioms: keep under cover, keep under wraps.
4. To keep from being published or transmitted.Also used with up:
nounadjective
Archaic. Marked by, done with, or making no sound or noise:
Translations
يَكْتُم فَضيحَة، يَطْمُس
ututlat
dysse ned
agyonhallgateltussol
òagga niîur
ututlať
gizlemekörtbas etmek

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hush

(haʃ) interjection
be quiet; silence. Hush! Don't wake the baby.
noun
silence. A hush came over the room.
hushed adjective
silent, still. a hushed room/crowd.
hush up
to prevent from becoming known to the general public. The affair was hushed up.
References in periodicals archive ?
The opening scenes, set in 1953 when Churchill was 78 and in his second term as PM, see him confined to bed with a stroke while his aides try to hush up his failing health.
Sharpen your claws on the San Francisco stage production of Hush Up, Sweet Charlotte, an adaptation of the Bette Davis cult classic Hush .