See also: tăcere

Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin tacēre, from Proto-Italic *takēō, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *tak- or *tHk-.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /taˈt͡ʃ
  • Rhymes: -ere
  • Hyphenation: ta‧cé‧re
  • (file)

Verb edit

tacére (first-person singular present tàccio, first-person singular past historic tàcqui, past participle taciùto, auxiliary avére) [auxiliary avere]

  1. (intransitive) to be silent, to keep quiet
    Su ciò di cui non si può parlare, si deve tacere.Whereof one cannot speak, one must be silent.
  2. (intransitive) to quiet down, to shut up
  3. (intransitive) to keep mum, to refuse to reveal information
  4. (intransitive) to cease, to stop
    far tacere una protestato shut down a protest (literally, “to make a protest stop”)
  5. (transitive) to not disclose or reveal (information, problems, etc.)
    Synonym: non rivelare
  6. (transitive) to omit, to leave out (details, etc.)
    Synonym: tralasciare
  7. (transitive) to imply (a subject)
    Synonym: sottintendere
  8. (transitive) to hide (an emotion, etc.)
    Synonym: nascondere

Conjugation edit

Including lesser-used forms:

Noun edit

tacere m (plural taceri)

  1. silence

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  1. inflection of taceō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative

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