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sounds

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular 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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sounds

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular 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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sounds

noun (1)
plural of sound

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range of hearing
  • wandered off, out of her parents' sight and sound

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sounds

noun (2)
plural of sound

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a narrow body of water between two land masses
  • Long Island Sound is between Connecticut and Long Island, New York

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“Sounds.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sounds. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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