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sounder

noun

1 sounder

A device for making soundings.




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sound

noun

1 sound

The particular auditory effect produced by a given cause.

Roget 402: sound, noise, strain; accent, twang, intonation, tone; cadence; sonorousness etc. adj.; audibility; resonance etc. ... show more

Roget 208: depth; deepness etc. adj.; profundity, depression etc. (concavity) 252.    hollow, pit, shaft, well, ... show more

Dutch: klank, klanken
Polish: barwa, brzmienie, ton

2 sound

The subjective sensation of hearing something:
— He strained to hear the faint sounds.

synonym: auditory sensation.

3 sound

Mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium.

4 sound

The sudden occurrence of an audible event.

Dutch: geluid
Polish: dźwięk, głos, odgłos

5 sound

The audible part of a transmitted signal.

synonym: audio.

Dutch: Sont
Polish: dźwięk, fonia

6 sound

phonetics An individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language.

synonyms: phone, speech sound.

Roget 418: hearing etc. v.; audition, auscultation; eavesdropping; audibility.    acute ear, nice ear, delicate ear, quick ear, sharp ear, correct ear, ... show more

Polish: głoska

7 sound

A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water.

synonym: strait.

Roget 343: land covered with water, gulf, gulph, bay, inlet, bight, estuary, arm of the sea, bayou [U.S.], fiord, armlet; frith, firth, ostiary, ... show more

Dutch: straat
Polish: cieśnina

8 sound

A large ocean inlet or deep bay.

Roget 334: gaseity; vaporousness etc. adj.; flatulence, flatulency; volatility; aeration, aerification.    elastic fluid, gas, air, vapor, ether, ... show more

verb

1 sound

Appear in a certain way.

Roget 402: produce sound; sound, make a noise; give out sound, emit sound; resound etc. 408.   

Dutch: klinken

2 sound

Make a certain noise or sound.

synonym: go.

Dutch: klinken, uitklinken

3 sound

Give off a certain sound or sounds.

4 sound

Announce by means of a sound.

5 sound

Utter with vibrating vocal chords.

synonyms: vocalise, vocalize, voice.

6 sound

Cause to sound.

7 sound

Measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line.

synonym: fathom.

Roget 208: be deep etc. adj.; render deep etc. adj.; deepen.    plunge etc. 310; sound, fathom, plumb, cast the lead, ... show more

Roget 461: make inquiry etc. n.; inquire, ask, seek, search.    look for, look about for, look out for; scan, reconnoiter, explore, sound, ... show more

Roget 466: measure, mete; determine, assay; evaluate, value, assess, rate, appraise, estimate, form an estimate, set a value on; appreciate; standardize.    ... show more

adjective

1 sound

Financially secure and safe.

Roget 502: sane, rational, reasonable, compos mentis, of sound mind; sound, sound-minded; lucid.    self-possessed; sober, sober-minded.    in one's sober senses, in one's right mind; ... show more

Roget 983a: orthodox, sound, strick, faithful, catholic, schismless, Christian, evangelical, scriptural, divine, monotheistic; true etc. ... show more

Roget 650: perfect, faultless; indefective, indeficient, indefectible; immaculate, spotless, impeccable; free from imperfection etc. 651; unblemished, uninjured etc. ... show more

Roget 82: conformable to rule; regular etc. 136; according to regulation, according to rule, according to Hoyle, according to Cocker, according to Gunter; en regle [Fr.], selon les regles [Fr.], well regulated, orderly; symmetric ... show more

2 sound

Exercising or showing good judgment:
— A sound approach to the problem.
— Sound advice.
— No sound explanation for his decision.

synonyms: healthy, intelligent, level-headed, levelheaded.

Roget 498: intelligent [Applied to persons], quick of apprehension, keen, acute, alive, brainy, awake, bright, quick, sharp; quick witted, keen witted, clear witted, ... show more

Roget 654: healthy, healthful; in health etc. n.; well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole; florid, flush, ... show more

3 sound

In good condition; free from defect or damage or decay.

4 sound

In excellent physical condition:
— A sound mind in a sound body.

synonym: good.

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

5 sound

Logically valid:
— A sound argument.

synonyms: reasoned, well-grounded.

Roget 494: real, actual etc. (existing) 1; veritable, true; right, correct; certain etc. 474; substantially true, ... show more

Polish: zasadny, sensowny, uzasadniony

6 sound

Having legal efficacy or force:
— A sound title to the property.

synonyms: effectual, legal.

7 sound

Vigorous or severe.

8 sound

Free from moral defect.

9 sound

of sleep Deep and complete:
— A sound sleeper.

synonyms: heavy, profound, wakeless.

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Polish: moralny

10 sound

Complete; thorough.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, able to pay, accepted, adamantine, admissible, advantageous, advertise, all there, announce, annunciate, appear, appear like, appraise, appreciate, approved, arm, armlet, articulate, aspect, assay ... show more.

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