Synonyms of sound in English:

sound1

noun

  • 1 she heard the sound of the car driving away
    noise, note, din, racket, row, bang, report, hubbub, resonance, reverberation
    she heard the sound of the car driving away
    [Antonyms] silence
  • 3 they do not like the sound of her plans
    idea, thought, concept, impression, prospect, description
  • 4 the cemetery nestled beneath the cliffs, within sound of the sea
    hearing distance, hearing, distance, earshot, range

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  • 5 it sounds a crazy idea
    appear to be, appear, look, look to be, look like, seem, seem to be, have the appearance/air of being, give/create the impression of being, strike someone as being, give every indication of being
  • 6 you sound as though you really believe that
    appear, look, seem; give/create the impression that, strike someone that, give every indication that
    informal look like

Phrases

sound off

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Word links

acoustic sonic aural audio relating to sound
audio- related prefix, as in audiovisual
sono- related prefix, as in sonogram
acoustiphobia fear of sound

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Synonyms of sound in English:

sound2

adjective

  • 4 a sound judge of character
    reliable, dependable, trustworthy, fair; good, sensible, intelligent, wise, judicious, sagacious, astute, shrewd, perceptive, percipient
    a sound judge of character
    [Antonyms] unreliable
  • 5 the company is financially sound
    solvent, able to pay its debts, debt-free, not in debt, out of debt, in the black, in funds, in credit, creditworthy, of good financial standing, solid, secure
    rare unindebted
    the company is financially sound
    [Antonyms] insolvent in debt, bankrupt
  • 6 a sound sleep
    deep, undisturbed, unbroken, uninterrupted, untroubled, peaceful
    a sound sleep
    [Antonyms] shallow light broken fitful

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sound, valid, cogent
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sound3

verb

  • he was sounding the depth of the river with a pole
    measure, gauge, determine, test, investigate, survey, take a reading of, plumb, fathom, probe

Phrases

sound someone out

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sound4

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