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sound

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1 to continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves

  • the stranded hikerʼs cries for help sounded throughout the canyon
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2 to give the impression of being

  • the idea at least sounds plausible
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3 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion)

  • a person who certainly isnʼt shy about sounding her opinions
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give air to, put forth

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4 to make known openly or publicly

  • the grand opening of the regionʼs newest and largest mall has been loudly sounded for months
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beat the drum (for or about), run with

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sound

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1 to measure the depth of (as a body of water) typically with a weighted line

  • the pilot sounded the river to make sure we werenʼt in any danger of running aground
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2 to cast oneself head first into deep water

  • a whale suddenly surfaced and then, just as suddenly, sounded
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sound

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range of hearing

  • wandered off, out of her parentsʼ sight and sound
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sound

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a narrow body of water between two land masses

  • Long Island Sound is between Long Island, New York, and Connecticut
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sound

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2 enjoying health and vigor

  • the horse is getting along in years, but still perfectly sound
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in fine fettle, in shape, in the pink

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3 marked by the ability to withstand stress without structural damage or distortion

  • the shed looks flimsy, but it's actually surprisingly sound
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healthy, sound, wholesome, robust, hale, well mean enjoying or indicative of good health. healthy implies full strength and vigor as well as freedom from signs of disease.
    • a healthy family
sound emphasizes the absence of disease, weakness, or malfunction.
    • a sound heart
wholesome implies appearance and behavior indicating soundness and balance.
    • a face with a wholesome glow
robust implies the opposite of all that is delicate or sickly.
    • a lively, robust little boy
hale applies particularly to robustness in old age.
    • still hale at the age of eighty
well implies merely freedom from disease or illness.
    • she has never been a well person

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