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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hush /ˈhʌʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hush, n. Stillness; silence; quiet. [R.] “It is the hush of night.”
 Hush money, money paid to secure silence, or to prevent the disclosure of facts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hush, a. Silent; quiet. Hush as death.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hush v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hushed p. pr. & vb. n. Hushing.]
 1. To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.
    My tongue shall hush again this storm of war.   --Shak.
 2. To appease; to allay; to calm; to soothe.
 With thou, then,
 Hush my cares?   --Otway.
    And hush'd my deepest grief of all.   --Tennyson.
 To hush up, to procure silence concerning; to suppress; to keep secret. “This matter is hushed up.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hush, v. i. To become or to keep still or quiet; to become silent; -- esp. used in the imperative, as an exclamation; be still; be silent or quiet; make no noise.
    Hush, idle words, and thoughts of ill.   --Keble.
    But all these strangers' presence every one did hush.   --Spenser.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : (poetic) tranquil silence; "the still of the night" [syn: stillness,
      v 1: become quiet or still; fall silent; "hush my babay!"
      2: cause to be quiet or not talk; "Please silence the children
         in the church!" [syn: quieten, silence, still, shut
         up, hush up] [ant: louden]
      3: become quiet or quieter; "The audience fell silent when the
         speaker entered" [syn: quieten, quiet, quiesce, quiet
         down, pipe down] [ant: louden]
      4: wash by removing particles; "Wash ores"
      5: run water over the ground to erode (soil), revealing the
         underlying strata and valuable minerals