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Definitions of sound:

part of speech: noun

The air or swimming bladder of a fish.

part of speech: adjective

Whole; as, safe and sound; entire; unbroken; as, a sound slumber; healthy; not decayed; as, a sound tooth; founded on truth or right; as, sound doctrine; morally good or honorable; firm; safe; strong; legal; valid; as, a sound title.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a noise: to utter a voice: to spread.

part of speech: noun

Soundness, sounder.

part of speech: adjective

Safe, whole, entire: perfect: healthy, strong: profound: correct: orthodox: weighty.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make a noise or sound; be spread or published audibly; to give a certain impression, when heard; as, her voice sounds sad.

part of speech: noun

An instrument to discover stone in the bladder.

part of speech: noun

In surg., a probe or other instr. used to examine the bladder or a wound.

part of speech: adverb

Soundly.

part of speech: noun

The impression produced on the ear by the vibrations of air: noise: report: empty or meaningless noise.

part of speech: noun

SOUNDNESS.

part of speech: verb transitive

To cause to make a noise: to utter audibly: to direct by a sound or audible signal: to publish audibly.

part of speech: verb

To make a noise; to utter audibly; to play on; to celebrate or extol.

part of speech: verb transitive

To measure the depth of, esp. with a line and plummet: to probe: to try to discover a man's secret wishes, etc.: to test: to introduce an instrument into the bladder to examine it.

part of speech: adjective

Healthy; not diseased; strong; healthy in mind; unbroken; not defective; not decayed; unhurt; correct; free from error; orthodox; not enfeebled.

part of speech: noun

A narrow passage of water which may be crossed by swimming, or whose depth may be ascertained; a narrow arm of the sea.

part of speech: noun

A narrow passage of water: a strait.

part of speech: noun

The impression made on the ear by the vibrations of the air; noise; a straight, fairly wide passage of water; the air bladder of a fish.

part of speech: verb

To try, as the depth of water and the quality of the bottom, by sinking a plummet attached to a line; to use the line and lead to ascertain the depth of water; to try; to examine; to discover or endeavour to discover, as one's thoughts or opinions.

part of speech: noun

Anything perceptible to the ear; that which strikes the ear; noise; report; noise without significance.

part of speech: verb transitive

To measure the depth of; cause to make a noise; order or announce by sound; as, to sound an alarm; examine or try; as, to sound one's opinions; probe.

part of speech: adverb

Soundly; heartily.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To use the line and lead in ascertaining the depth of water.

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