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Revision as of 01:42, 23 March 2012

See also: Sound

English

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Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -aʊnd

Etymology 1

Old English gesund (safe", "whole", "healthy); cognate with German gesund

Adjective

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  1. Healthy.
    He was safe and sound.
  2. Complete, solid, or secure.
    Fred assured me the floorboards were sound.
  3. Template:mathematics (argument, logical system) having the soundness property.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page vii
      With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get []
  4. Template:British Good or a good thing.
    "How are you?" - "I'm sound."
    That's a sound track you're playing.
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Interjection

sound

  1. Template:British Yes; used to show agreement or understanding, generally without much enthusiasm.
    "I found my jacket." - "Sound."

Etymology 2

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Noun

sound (plural sounds)

  1. A sensation perceived by the ear caused by the vibration of air or some other medium.
    Nobody made a sound.
    He turned when he heard the sound of footsteps behind him.
  2. A vibration capable of causing this.
  3. Template:music A distinctive style and sonority of a particular musician, orchestra etc
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Verb

sound (third-person singular simple present sounds, present participle sounding, simple past and past participle sounded)

  1. Template:intransitive To produce a sound.
    When the horn sounds, be careful.
  2. Template:intransitive To convey an impression by one's sound.
    He sounded good when we last spoke.
  3. Template:intransitive To arise or to be recognizable as arising within a particular area of law.
    • 1999, Supreme Court of the United States, City of Monterey v. Del Monte Dunes at Montery, Ltd. et al.[1]:
      [T]here can be no doubt that claims brought pursuant to § 1983 sound in tort.
  4. Template:transitive To cause to produce a sound.
    He sounds the instrument.
  5. Template:phonetics To pronounce a vowel or a consonant.
    The "e" in "house" isn't sounded.
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Etymology 3

Old English sund

Noun

sound (plural sounds)

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  1. Template:geography: Long narrow inlet. (Puget Sound, Owen Sound, etc.)
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Etymology 4

Middle English sounden, from Old French sonder, from sonde (sounding line) of Germanic origin, compare O.E. sundgyrd (a sounding rod), sundline (a sounding line), O.E. sund (water", "sea). More at Etymology 3 above

Verb

sound (third-person singular simple present sounds, present participle sounding, simple past and past participle sounded)

  1. Template:intransitive dive downwards, used of a whale.
    The whale sounded and eight hundred feet of heavy line streaked out of the line tub before he ended his dive.
  2. Template:transitive probe
    When I sounded him, he appeared to favor the proposed deal.
  3. test
    Mariners on sailing ships would sound the depth of the water with a weighted rope
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Noun

sound (plural sounds)

  1. A probe (e.g. a surgeon's tool)
  2. A sex toy comparable to a very narrow dildo inserted into a penis through the urethra
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Etymology 5

most likely from a slighty altered usage of Etymology 1

Adjective

sound (comparative sounder, superlative soundest)

  1. sound asleep; quietly resting, sleeping peacefully; undisturbed
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Italian

Etymology

From English

Noun

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  1. Template:music sound (distinctive style and sonority)