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sounding

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sounding

verb (1)
present participle 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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sounding

verb (2)
present participle of 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 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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The first known use of sounding was in the 14th century

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“Sounding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sounding. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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