Definition of SOUNDS

noun : SOUNDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause; "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music" ;

  • 3. (

    ) mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium; "falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them" ;

  • 4. (

    ) the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise the audio for commercials" ;

  • 6. (

    ) (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language ;

  • 7. (

    ) a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water ;

  • 8. (

    ) a large ocean inlet or deep bay; "the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast" ;

verb : SOUNDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting" ;

  • 2. (

    ) make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'" ;

  • 3. (

    ) give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy" ;

  • 4. (

    ) announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm" ;

  • 6. (

    ) cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note" ;

  • 7. (

    ) measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line ;

Adjective : SOUNDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a sound economy" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 7. (

    ) vigorous or severe; "a sound thrashing" ;

  • 8. (

    ) free from moral defect; "a man of sound character" ;

  • 10. (

    ) complete; thorough; "politicians have no sound grasp of technology issues"; "he has a sound understanding of the law" ;


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