Definition of silence exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

silence

 exclamation
exclamation
BrE BrE//ˈsaɪləns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaɪləns//
 
 
jump to other results
(formal) used to tell people to be quiet Silence in court! Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, from Latin silentium, from silere ‘be silent’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: silence