muffle

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmʌfəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmʌfəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(mufəl)

Inflections of 'muffle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
muffles
v 3rd person singular
muffling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
muffled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
muffled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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muffle [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (sound: deaden) (un sonido)amortiguar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 I had to muffle my child's cries during the movie.
 Tuve que amortiguar los llantos de mi hijo durante la película.
muffle [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cover up warmly)envolver a vtr + prep
  cubrir a vtr + prep
 Muffle the children before they go out in the cold.
 Envuelve a los niños antes de sacarlos al frío.
muffle [sb] in [sth] vtr + prep (cover warmly with [sth])envolver a alguien en loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  cubrir a alguien con loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 When you visit Canada, make sure to muffle yourself in a warm, down coat.
 Cuando vayas a Canadá, asegúrate de envolverte en un buen abrigo.
muffle [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (repress) (figurado)sofocar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  reprimir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 Ernest tried to muffle his rage.
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