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Definition:

  1. [adverb] deeply or completely; "slept soundly through the storm"; "is sound asleep"
    Synonyms: ly

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

  3. [noun] the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds"
    Synonyms: auditory sensation

  4. [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"

  5. [noun] the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"

  6. [noun] the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials"
    Synonyms: audio

  7. [noun] (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
    Synonyms: phone, speech

  8. [noun] a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
    Synonyms: strait

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

  10. [verb] appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting"

  11. [verb] make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
    Synonyms: go

  12. [verb] give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy"

  13. [verb] announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm"

  14. [verb] utter with vibrating vocal chords
    Synonyms: voice, vocalize, vocalise

  15. [verb] cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"

  16. [verb] measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
    Synonyms: fathom

  17. [adjective] financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy"

  18. [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"
    Synonyms: healthy, intelligent, levelheaded

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

  20. [adjective] in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
    Synonyms: good

  21. [adjective] reflects weight of sound argument or evidence; "a sound argument"
    Synonyms: reasoned, well-grounded

  22. [adjective] having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property"
    Synonyms: legal

  23. [adjective] free from moral defect; "a man of sound character"

  24. [adjective] (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
    Synonyms: heavy, profound, wakeless

  25. [adjective] thorough; "a sound thrashing"

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