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sounded

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

as in given, told

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sounded

verb (1)
past tense of sound

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1 to continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves
  • the stranded hiker's 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 isn't shy about sounding her opinions

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4 to make known openly or publicly
  • the grand opening of the region's newest and largest mall has been loudly sounded for months

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sounded

verb (2)
past tense of sound

Synonyms & Antonyms of sounded (Entry 3 of 3)

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 weren't 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 bites

sounded

sounded off

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“Sounded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sounded. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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