sound out

phrasal verb
sounded out; sounding out; sounds out

Definition of sound out

: to try to find out the opinions of someone by asking questions They sounded me out on the idea. polls that sound out public opinion

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“Sound out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sound%20out. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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