sound like

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Definition of sound like 

1 : 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.

2 : to have a sound that is like the sound of (something else) That kitten sounds like a human baby.

3 : to have a voice that is like the voice of (someone else) I knew he must be your brother. He sounds just like you.

4 : 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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