sound like


: to seem to be something when heard
You sound like you're tired.
That sounds (to me) like a good idea.
It sounds like thunder.
: to have a sound that is like the sound of (something else)
That kitten sounds like a human baby.
: to have a voice that is like the voice of (someone else)
I knew he must be your brother. He sounds just like you.
: to say something that is like what is commonly said by (someone else)
You sound just like your mother when you say that.

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“Sound like.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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