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KK Pronunciation

〔 saJnd 〕


〔 saund 〕

Overview of noun sound

The noun sound has 8 senses

  • sound -- (the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music")

  • sound, auditory sensation -- (the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds")

  • sound -- (mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium; "falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them")

  • sound -- (the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them")

  • audio, sound -- (the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials")

  • phone, speech sound, sound -- ((phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language)

  • strait, sound -- (a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water)

  • sound -- (a large ocean inlet or deep bay; "the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast")

Overview of verb sound

The verb sound has 7 senses

  • sound -- (appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting")

  • sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")

  • sound -- (give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy")

  • sound -- (announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm")

  • voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise -- (utter with vibrating vocal chords)

  • sound -- (cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note")

  • fathom, sound -- (measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line)

Overview of adj sound

The adj sound has 9 senses

  • sound -- (financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy")

  • healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, sound -- (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")

  • sound -- (in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation")

  • good, sound -- (in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body")

  • reasoned, sound, well-grounded -- (logically valid; "a sound argument")

  • legal, sound, effectual -- (having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property")

  • sound -- (free from moral defect; "a man of sound character")

  • heavy, profound, sound, wakeless -- ((of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep")

  • sound -- (thorough; "a sound thrashing")