noise

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. uproar, hubbub, din, racket, clamor, pandemonium; crash, rattle, clatter. See loudness, sound. Ant., silence, quiet.
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(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A sound]
Syn. sound, sonance, something heard, something audible, impact of sound waves.
Kinds of noises include --- brief, loud noises: bang, boom, crash, thud, blast, blast off, roar, bellow, howl, shriek, growl, bark, blat, shout, peal, cry, yelp, squawk, yawp, hee-haw, blare, clang, ring, shot, sonic boom, jangle, eruption, explosion, detonation; blow-up*, zowie*, whang*, cachunk*, splat*; brief, faint noises: peep, squeak, squawk, cackle, cluck, tweet, clink, tinkle, pop, click, tick, rustle, gurgle, whisper, stage whisper, sigh, splash, swish, note, sough, sob, whine, whimper, plink, plunk, plop, plump, pad, pat, pitter-patter, ping, rustle, murmur, beat, stir, purr, twitter; continuing noises: reverberation, ringing, tone, tune, clangor, clanging, tinkling, sonorousness, resonance, rock, rattle, rattling, whistle, whistling, piping, twittering, shouting, roaring, howling, growling, barking, caterwauling, bellowing, rumble, rumbling, grunting, murmuring, drone, droning, thunder, thundering, firing, tramp, tramping, whine, whining, screech, screeching, scream, screaming, banging, clanging, hum, humming, buzz, buzzing, hiss, hissing, laugh, laughing, chuckle, chuckling, whir, whirring, purr, purring, swishing, rustling, ripple, rippling, strumming, thrumming, beating, drumming, patter, pattering, clatter, clattering, tintinnabulation, ululation, trill, trilling, whinney, whinneying, neigh, neighing, caw, cawing, clucking, cackling, quaver, semiquaver.
2. [Clamor]
Syn. din, racket, uproar, clamor, hubbub, tumult, commotion, hullabaloo, fanfare, cry, outcry, shouting, yelling, fracas, pandemonium, bedlam, turbulence, uproariousness, boisterousness, clamorousness, babel, shivaree, charivari, cacophony, dissonance, discord, static, stridency, blatancy; see also sense 1, cry 1 , uproar .
Ant. silence*, lull, quietness.
Syn.- noise is the general word for any loud, unmusical, or disagreeable sound; din refers to a loud, prolonged, deafening sound, painful to the ears [ the din of the steeple bells ] ; uproar applies to a loud, confused sound, as of shouting, laughing, etc., and connotes commotion or disturbance [ her remarks threw the audience into an uproar] ; clamor suggests loud, continued, excited shouting, as in protest or demand [ the clamor of the crowd for his arrest ] ; hubbub implies the confused mingling of many voices [ tried to make myself heard above the hubbub in the cafeteria ] ; racket refers to a loud, clattering combination of noises regarded as annoyingly excessive [ he couldn't work because of the racket next door ]
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
clamor, din, uproar, racket, cacophony, ruckus, disturbance, blare, babel, ballyhoo, hullabaloo, outcry, tumult, crack, boom, bang, thud, crash, thump, blast, thunder, roar, bellow, rip, eruption, rumble, explosion, shot, detonation, reverberation, pop, clang, clank, clunk, twang, jingle, jangle, ring, tone, plop, kerplop, plunk, trill, peep, tinkle, whistle, ululation, warble, chirp, rattle, screech, scream, wail, shriek, squeal, shout, snap, crackle, crunch, sizzle, buzz, hiss, fizzle, honk, bleat, trumpeting, whir, clatter, scrape, grate, rasp, tick, grind, drone, hum, murmur, purr, sigh, ripple, swish, splash, whoosh, honk, echo, static, white noise, feedback, distortion.
ANT.: silence, peacefulness, stillness, hush. see loud, sound
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Sounds or a sound, especially when loud, confused, or disagreeable: babel, clamor, din, hubbub, hullabaloo, pandemonium, racket, rumpus, tumult, uproar. See SOUNDS. 2. The sensation caused by vibrating wave motion that is perceived by the organs of hearing: sonance, sound1. See SOUNDS. II verb 1. To make (information) generally known: advertise, blaze2, blazon, broadcast, bruit, circulate, disseminate, promulgate, propagate, spread. Idioms: spread far and wide, spread the word. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. To engage in or spread gossip: blab, gossip, rumor, talk, tattle, tittle-tattle, whisper. Idioms: tell tales, tell tales out of school. See WORDS.

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