English to Afrikaans Meaning :: deafen

Deafen :
doof
- doofverdoofoorverdowenddeafens
 

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Verb(1) be unbearably loud(2) make or render deaf(3) make soundproof

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(1) The thunderous devices which now pass for fireworks can partially, and sometimes totally, deafen babies and young children, as there is no way of protecting them from the auditory onslaught, even if they are kept indoors.(2) Explosions deafen our ears we expect a mine to explode under our feet any moment now.(3) The flash-bang was a stun grenade that got its name from the flash of light it made, as well as the sound of the explosion, which could deafen anyone within the blast radius.(4) What you're looking for is 100 watts per channel, across all frequencies, which is enough to deafen most people.(5) He was trying to regain his feet when the machine gun opened up almost deafening him.(6) Apparently, she was temporarily deafened by some anomalous phenomenon.(7) Her worry deafens her to the initial statement.(8) One mortar landed close to Dr Rathmell, and he was knocked to the ground, temporarily deafened by the blast.(9) But maybe the wind whipped my words away, or maybe the blast had deafened Porter to anything but the blood coursing through him because he kept focussed on riding us straight and fast, and didn't even act like I were there at all.(10) One detonated a few feet from Aguero, peppering him with shrapnel and deafening him temporarily in one ear.(11) I'm standing around in the main room, sniffing and poking the sofa to see if it responds when a shout in my head nearly deafens me.(12) The music deafened me and the crowds terrified me.(13) Such desires might seem reasonable if not for the fact that any parent who deafened a hearing baby would be charged with child abuse.(14) I was almost deafened by the high-pitched, panicked scream that resounded in my mind, and it was all I could do to keep myself from wincing.(15) The explosions deafened our ears, we had buzzing sounds in our ears, " Jose said.(16) In Razgrad we had to take breakfast in the coffee bar, and, as we studied the four-choice menu, we were deafened by rap music and engulfed in smoke from the staff's cigarettes.
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Verb
1. make deaf ::
maak doof
2. deprive of hearing ::
ontneem van verhoor
Different Forms
deafen, deafened, deafening, deafens
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