Dictionary Results for sound|
1. sound - noun
· the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music"
2. sound - noun
· the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds"
Hypernym(s): sensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense_experience, sense_impression, sense_datum
3. sound - noun
· mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium; "falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them"
4. sound - noun
· the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"
Hypernym(s): happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural_event
5. sound - noun
· the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials"
6. sound - noun
· (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
Synonym(s): phone, speech_sound
Hypernym(s): language_unit, linguistic_unit
7. sound - noun
· a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
8. sound - noun
· a large ocean inlet or deep bay; "the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast"
Hypernym(s): body_of_water, water
9. sound - verb
· appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting"
Hypernym(s): look, appear, seem
10. sound - verb
· make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
11. sound - verb
· give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy"
12. sound - verb
· announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm"
Hypernym(s): announce, denote
13. sound - verb
· utter with vibrating vocal chords
Synonym(s): voice, vocalize, vocalise
Hypernym(s): pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound_out, enunciate, say
14. sound - verb
· cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
15. sound - verb
· measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
Hypernym(s): quantify, measure
16. sound - adjective
· financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
17. sound - adjective
· exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
Synonym(s): healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed
18. sound - adjective
· in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"
19. sound - adjective
· in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
20. sound - adjective
· logically valid; "a sound argument"
Synonym(s): reasoned, well-grounded
21. sound - adjective
· having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property"
Synonym(s): legal, effectual
22. sound - adjective
· vigorous or severe; "a sound thrashing"
23. sound - adjective
· free from moral defect; "a man of sound character"
24. sound - adjective
· (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
Synonym(s): heavy, profound, wakeless
25. sound - adjective
· complete; thorough; "politicians have no sound grasp of technology issues"; "he has a sound understanding of the law"
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