Synonyms for sound

Synonyms for (noun) sound

Synonyms: sound

Definition: the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

Usage: the sound of rain on the roof; the beautiful sound of music

Similar words: sound property

Definition: an attribute of sound


Synonyms: auditory sensation, sound

Definition: the subjective sensation of hearing something

Usage: he strained to hear the faint sounds

Similar words: esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression, aesthesis

Definition: an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

Usage: a sensation of touch


Synonyms: audio, sound

Definition: the audible part of a transmitted signal

Usage: they always raise the audio for commercials

Similar words: auditory communication

Definition: communication that relies on hearing


Synonyms: sound, speech sound, phone

Definition: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

Similar words: linguistic unit, language unit

Definition: one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed


Synonyms: sound

Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

Usage: the sound awakened them

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens


Synonyms: sound

Definition: a large ocean inlet or deep bay

Usage: the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast

Similar words: body of water, water

Definition: the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

Usage: they invaded our territorial waters; they were sitting by the water's edge


Synonyms: strait, sound

Definition: a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

Similar words: channel

Definition: a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels

Usage: the ship went aground in the channel


Synonyms: sound

Definition: mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium

Usage: falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them

Similar words: mechanical phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects

Synonyms for (verb) sound

Synonyms: sound, fathom

Definition: measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

Similar words: measure, quantify

Definition: express as a number or measure or quantity

Usage: Can you quantify your results?


Synonyms: sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice

Definition: utter with vibrating vocal chords

Similar words: pronounce, say, sound out, enounce, enunciate, articulate

Definition: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way

Usage: She pronounces French words in a funny way; I cannot say `zip wire'; Can the child sound out this complicated word?


Synonyms: sound

Definition: appear in a certain way

Usage: This sounds interesting

Similar words: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: She seems to be sleeping; This appears to be a very difficult problem; This project looks fishy; They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time


Synonyms: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'

Similar words: cause to be perceived

Definition: have perceptible qualities


Synonyms: sound

Definition: announce by means of a sound

Usage: sound the alarm

Similar words: announce, denote

Definition: make known; make an announcement

Usage: She denoted her feelings clearly

Synonyms for (adjective) sound

Synonyms: sound

Definition: thorough

Usage: a sound thrashing

Similar words: complete

Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step

Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting


Synonyms: profound, wakeless, heavy, sound

Definition: (of sleep) deep and complete

Usage: a heavy sleep; fell into a profound sleep; a sound sleeper; deep wakeless sleep

Similar words: deep

Definition: relatively deep or strong; affecting one deeply

Usage: a deep breath; a deep sigh; deep concentration; deep emotion; a deep trance; in a deep sleep


Synonyms: sound, good

Definition: in excellent physical condition

Usage: good teeth; I still have one good leg; a sound mind in a sound body

Similar words: healthy

Definition: having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

Usage: a rosy healthy baby; staying fit and healthy


Synonyms: healthy, intelligent, sound, level-headed, levelheaded

Definition: exercising or showing good judgment

Usage: healthy scepticism; a healthy fear of rattlesnakes; the healthy attitude of French laws; healthy relations between labor and management; an intelligent solution; a sound approach to the problem; sound advice; no sound explanation for his decision

Similar words: sensible, reasonable

Definition: showing reason or sound judgment

Usage: a sensible choice; a sensible person


Synonyms: sound

Definition: free from moral defect

Usage: a man of sound character

Similar words: righteous

Definition: characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice

Usage: the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much- James 5:16


Synonyms: sound

Definition: financially secure and safe

Usage: sound investments; a sound economy

Similar words: secure, safe, dependable, good

Definition: financially sound

Usage: a good investment; a secure investment


Similar words: healthy

Definition: financially secure and functioning well

Usage: a healthy economy


Similar words: solid

Definition: financially sound

Usage: the bank is solid and will survive this attack


Similar words: stable

Definition: firm and dependable; subject to little fluctuation

Usage: the economy is stable


Synonyms: sound

Definition: in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay

Usage: a sound timber; the wall is sound; a sound foundation

Similar words: solid, substantial, strong

Definition: of good quality and condition; solidly built

Usage: a solid foundation; several substantial timber buildings


Synonyms: effectual, sound, legal

Definition: having legal efficacy or force

Usage: a sound title to the property

Similar words: valid

Definition: well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

Usage: a valid inference; a valid argument; a valid contract


Synonyms: sound, reasoned, well-grounded

Definition: logically valid

Usage: a sound argument

Similar words: valid

Definition: well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

Usage: a valid inference; a valid argument; a valid contract