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sough

 (sou, sŭf)
intr.v. soughed, sough·ing, soughs
To make a soft murmuring or rustling sound.
n.
A soft murmuring or rustling sound, as of the wind or a gentle surf.

[Middle English swowen, soughen, from Old English swōgan.]

sough

(saʊ)
vb
(intr) (esp of the wind) to make a characteristic sighing sound
n
a soft continuous murmuring sound
[Old English swōgan to resound; related to Gothic gaswogjan to groan, Lithuanian svageti to sound, Latin vāgīre to lament]

sough

(sʌf)
n
(Civil Engineering) dialect Northern English a sewer or drain or an outlet channel
[of obscure origin]

sough

(saʊ, sʌf)

v.i.
1. to make a rushing, rustling, or murmuring sound: the wind soughing through the pine trees.
n.
2. a sighing, rustling, or murmuring sound.
[before 900; (v.) Middle English swoghen, Old English swōgan to make a noise, c. Old Saxon swōgan;]

sough


Past participle: soughed
Gerund: soughing

Imperative
sough
sough
Present
I sough
you sough
he/she/it soughs
we sough
you sough
they sough
Preterite
I soughed
you soughed
he/she/it soughed
we soughed
you soughed
they soughed
Present Continuous
I am soughing
you are soughing
he/she/it is soughing
we are soughing
you are soughing
they are soughing
Present Perfect
I have soughed
you have soughed
he/she/it has soughed
we have soughed
you have soughed
they have soughed
Past Continuous
I was soughing
you were soughing
he/she/it was soughing
we were soughing
you were soughing
they were soughing
Past Perfect
I had soughed
you had soughed
he/she/it had soughed
we had soughed
you had soughed
they had soughed
Future
I will sough
you will sough
he/she/it will sough
we will sough
you will sough
they will sough
Future Perfect
I will have soughed
you will have soughed
he/she/it will have soughed
we will have soughed
you will have soughed
they will have soughed
Future Continuous
I will be soughing
you will be soughing
he/she/it will be soughing
we will be soughing
you will be soughing
they will be soughing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been soughing
you have been soughing
he/she/it has been soughing
we have been soughing
you have been soughing
they have been soughing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been soughing
you will have been soughing
he/she/it will have been soughing
we will have been soughing
you will have been soughing
they will have been soughing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been soughing
you had been soughing
he/she/it had been soughing
we had been soughing
you had been soughing
they had been soughing
Conditional
I would sough
you would sough
he/she/it would sough
we would sough
you would sough
they would sough
Past Conditional
I would have soughed
you would have soughed
he/she/it would have soughed
we would have soughed
you would have soughed
they would have soughed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.sough - make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling"
make noise, noise, resound - emit a noise

sough

noun
A low, indistinct, and often continuous sound:
verb
To make a low, continuous, and indistinct sound:
Translations

sough

[saʊ]
A. Nsusurro m
B. VIsusurrar

sough

(liter)
nRauschen nt
vi (wind)rauschen
References in classic literature ?
Presently they reached many-fountained Ida, mother of wild beasts, and Lectum where they left the sea to go on by land, and the tops of the trees of the forest soughed under the going of their feet.
He got a bit confused and soughed [thought the race was over first time round] in the heats, but that's possibly after being surprised with two and four-bend trials