To still; to silence; to calm; to make quiet; to repress the noise or clamor of.
- To make silent or quiet.
- To calm; soothe.
- To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up: tried to hush up the damaging details.
- To be or become silent or still.
- A silence or stillness, especially after noise.
- Archaic Silent; quiet.