Synonyms for (verb) hush up

Synonyms: hush, hush up, still, shut up, silence, quieten

Definition: cause to be quiet or not talk

Usage: Please silence the children in the church!

Similar words: inhibit, curb, conquer, stamp down, subdue, suppress

Definition: to put down by force or authority

Usage: suppress a nascent uprising; stamp down on littering; conquer one's desires


Synonyms: hush up, gloss over, sleek over, whitewash

Definition: cover up a misdemeanor, fault, or error

Usage: Let's not whitewash the crimes of Stalin; She tried to gloss over her mistakes

Similar words: cover, cover up

Definition: hide from view or knowledge

Usage: The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House