Third-person singular simple present indicative form of silence.(verb)
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Use "silences" in a sentence
"It is often true that, to find out what the Constitution means, one has to read its silences: in other words, if those who wrote the basic document or its amendments did not say something specific, it is a fair assumption that the Constitution does not include it, and certainly does not require it."
"Mr. Orlov's case is not isolated but represents how the Kremlin silences dissent."
"He read poems from his forthcoming Broken Hallelujahs (BOA) and talked about seeing race everywhere, at gas stations, in silences, in the way people are physically positioned in conversations."