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sound1

sound1

 
 
pronunciation:
saUnd
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
sound out
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: anything that people or animals hear with their ears.
The room was filled with sound.
synonyms:
noise
antonyms:
silence
definition 2: a particular noise.
I woke up when I heard a sound downstairs.The human voice makes many different sounds.
similar words:
noise
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: sounded, sounding, sounds
definition 1: to seem or appear a certain way after being heard or read about.
Your vacation plans sound great.
synonyms:
appear, seem
similar words:
come across, look
definition 2: to seem a certain way when heard by the ears.
His voice sounds beautiful to me.That noise sounds like a bird.
phrase: sound out
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