SOUND

sound

1. [Adjective]: financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"

2. [Adjective]: in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"

3. [Noun]: a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

4. [Noun]: the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds"

5. [Noun]: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

6. [Noun]: a large ocean inlet or deep bay; "the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast"

7. [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"

8. [Noun]: the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music"

9. [Noun]: the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials"

10. [Noun]: the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"

11. [Adverb]: deeply or completely; "slept soundly through the storm"; "is sound asleep"

12. reflects weight of sound argument or evidence; "a sound argument"

13. (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"

14. 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 advi

15. having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property"

16. thorough; "a sound thrashing"

17. in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"

18. free from moral defect; "a man of sound character"

19. [Verb]: measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

20. [Verb]: appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting"

21. [Verb]: make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm''"; "The gun went `bang''"

22. [Verb]: announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm"

23. [Verb]: utter with vibrating vocal chords

24. [Verb]: give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy"

25. [Verb]: cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"

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