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What is the opposite of silence?

Need antonyms for silence? Here's a list of opposite words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Opposite of the complete absence of sound
“Detective John Kimble was overwhelmed by the noise of kindergarten children.”
Opposite of the fact or state of abstaining from speech
“There was much talk in the village about three men who would come to rescue the people of Santo Poco.”
Opposite of the avoidance of mentioning or discussing something
Communication between employers and employees can only be a healthy thing if it helps to move the organization forward.”
Opposite of the quality or state of being anonymous or unknown
“Confusing infamy for fame, Nederlander convinces Lucky and Dusty to perform for the people of Santo Poco.”
Opposite of a state of calmness or peace
Opposite of the quality of being uncommunicative
Opposite of the avoidance of saying too much
Opposite of the state or characteristic of being secretive
Opposite of a thing forming a complex whole
Opposite of quiet or silence
Opposite of the state or situation of being alone
“She appears to enjoy herself here, for there is a number of us and she likes company.”
Opposite of a lack of warmth or openness in manner or expression
“The friendliness and approachability of the locals increases in direct proportion to the number of steins sunk.”
Opposite of to deaden or muffle the noise or volume of
“The canyon walls amplify the sound of both the falling water and the squealing kids who are awed by this giant faucet.”
Opposite of to put an end to something, especially one's ability to speak or express oneself
“His public transgressions will continue to occasion criticisms of his wild party ways.”
Opposite of to end the life of, as a means to prevent the divulgence of information
“His duty is to protect the witness at all costs.”
Opposite of to forcibly put an end to
Opposite of to deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of
Opposite of to restrain or repress, especially one's feelings, opinions or emotions
“He could ill afford to openly express his joy at Hedda's escape, as this surely would be looked upon by Gerhard as an act of treason.”
Opposite of to struggle against one's emotions
“She tried spiritedly to not succumb to the temptations of chocolate chip cookies.”
Opposite of to kill or cause the death of
Opposite of to stop the noise of or make quiet
“Huge crowds had turned out to see him speak about his emotional healing journey and applaud his bravery.”
Opposite of to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
Opposite of to violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
“Fearful that the right planned to establish a fascist state, socialists rose up in the mining districts of Asturias only to be defeated by the army under the supervision of General Franco.”
Opposite of settle down
Opposite of used to tell someone to be quiet
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