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sound 1

 (sound)
n.
1.
a. Vibrations transmitted through an elastic solid or a liquid or gas, with frequencies in the approximate range of 20 to 20,000 hertz, capable of being detected by human organs of hearing.
b. Transmitted vibrations of any frequency.
c. The sensation stimulated in the organs of hearing by such vibrations in the air or other medium.
d. Such sensations considered as a group.
2. A distinctive noise: a hollow sound.
3. The distance over which something can be heard: within sound of my voice.
4. Linguistics
a. An articulation made by the vocal apparatus: a vowel sound.
b. The distinctive character of such an articulation: The words bear and bare have the same sound.
5. A mental impression; an implication: didn't like the sound of the invitation.
6. Auditory material that is recorded, as for a movie.
7. Meaningless noise.
8. Music A distinctive style, as of an orchestra or singer.
9. Archaic Rumor; report.
v. sound·ed, sound·ing, sounds
v.intr.
1.
a. To make or give forth a sound: The siren sounded.
b. To be given forth as a sound: The fanfare sounded.
2. To present a particular impression: That argument sounds reasonable.
v.tr.
1. To cause to give forth or produce a sound: sounded the gong.
2. To summon, announce, or signal by a sound: sound a warning.
3. Linguistics To articulate; pronounce: sound a vowel.
4. To make known; celebrate: "Nations unborn your mighty names shall sound" (Alexander Pope).
5. To examine (a body organ or part) by causing to emit sound; auscultate.
Phrasal Verb:
sound off
1. To express one's views vigorously: was always sounding off about higher taxes.
2. To count cadence when marching in military formation.

[Middle English soun, from Old French son, from Latin sonus; see swen- in Indo-European roots.]

sound 2

 (sound)
adj. sound·er, sound·est
1. Free from defect, decay, or damage; in good condition: Is the bridge sound?
2. Free from disease or injury. See Synonyms at healthy.
3.
a. Marked by or showing common sense and good judgment; levelheaded: a sound approach to the problem.
b. Based on valid reasoning; having no logical flaws: a sound conclusion; sound reasoning. See Synonyms at valid.
c. Logic Of or relating to an argument in which all the premises are true and the conclusion follows from the premises.
4.
a. Secure or stable: a partnership that started on a sound footing.
b. Financially secure or safe: a sound economy.
5. Thorough; complete: gave their rivals a sound thrashing.
6. Deep and unbroken; undisturbed: a sound sleep.
7. Compatible with an accepted point of view; orthodox: sound doctrine.
adv.
Thoroughly; deeply: sound asleep.

[Middle English, from Old English gesund.]

sound′ly adv.
sound′ness n.

sound 3

 (sound)
n.
1. Abbr. Sd.
a. A long, relatively wide body of water, larger than a strait or a channel, connecting larger bodies of water.
b. A long, wide ocean inlet.
2. Archaic The swim bladder of a fish.

[Middle English, from Old English sund, swimming, sea.]

sound 4

 (sound)
v. sound·ed, sound·ing, sounds
v.tr.
1. To measure the depth of (water), especially by means of a weighted line; fathom.
2. To try to learn the attitudes or opinions of: sounded out her feelings.
3. To probe (a body cavity) with a sound.
v.intr.
1. To measure depth.
2. To dive swiftly downward. Used of a marine mammal or a fish.
3. To look into a possibility; investigate.
n.
An instrument used to examine or explore body cavities, as for foreign bodies or other abnormalities, or to dilate strictures in them.

[Middle English sounden, from Old French sonder, from sonde, sounding line, probably of Germanic origin.]

sound′a·ble adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.soundly - deeply or completely; "slept soundly through the storm"; "the baby is sleeping soundly"
2.soundly - completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

soundly

adverb
1. thoroughly, completely, absolutely They were soundly beaten.
2. sensibly, wisely, prudently, correctly, properly, reasonably, logically, rationally, responsibly Changes must be soundly based in economic reality.
3. deeply, peacefully, without waking How can he sleep soundly at night?
Translations
بصورةٍ سَليمَه
rozumně
dybtfornuftigtgrundigt
épen
örugglega; skynsamlega

soundly

[ˈsaʊndlɪ] ADV [built] → sólidamente; [argued] → lógicamente; [invested] → con cordura, con prudencia
to beat sb soundlydar a algn una buena paliza
to sleep soundlydormir profundamente

soundly

[ˈsaʊndli] adv
[sleep] → profondément
[defeat] → complètement, à plate couturesound mixer ningénieur(e) m/f du son
Julie is a sound mixer → Julie est ingénieur du son., Julie est ingénieure du son.

soundly

adv built, madesolide; argue, reason, invest, play alsovernünftig; thrashtüchtig, gehörig; defeatvernichtend; condemnrundum; traingründlich; basedfest; our team was soundly beatenunsere Mannschaft wurde eindeutig or klar geschlagen; to sleep soundly(tief und) fest schlafen

soundly

[ˈsaʊndlɪ] adv (build) → solidamente; (argue) → giudiziosamente; (invest) → saggiamente
to beat sb soundly (thrash) → picchiare qn di santa ragione (defeat) → battere duramente qn
to sleep soundly → dormire profondamente

sound1

(saund) adjective
1. strong or in good condition. The foundations of the house are not very sound; He's 87, but he's still sound in mind and body.
2. (of sleep) deep. She's a very sound sleeper.
3. full; thorough. a sound basic training.
4. accurate; free from mistakes. a sound piece of work.
5. having or showing good judgement or good sense. His advice is always very sound.
ˈsoundly adverb
ˈsoundness noun
sound asleep
sleeping deeply. The baby is sound asleep.
References in classic literature ?
I put some harmless sedative in your tea that you might sleep soundly, and not awaken until we were well on our way.
When Edna awoke it was with the conviction that she had slept long and soundly.
Her father was sleeping soundly in his bunk in the corner.
Without looking to the right or left to notice the scene of rural wealth, on which he had so often gloated, he went straight to the stable, and with several hearty cuffs and kicks roused his steed most uncourteously from the comfortable quarters in which he was soundly sleeping, dreaming of mountains of corn and oats, and whole valleys of timothy and clover.
A temporary bed was provided for her on the settle, near the fire; and, after a short time, she fell into a heavy slumber, with the child, who seemed no less weary, soundly sleeping on her arm; for the mother resisted, with nervous anxiety, the kindest attempts to take him from her; and, even in sleep, her arm encircled him with an unrelaxing clasp, as if she could not even then be beguiled of her vigilant hold.
He had in him a quality of being able to overlook moderate injuries, and being able to forgive and forget mortal ones as soon as he had soundly trounced the authors of them.
Aunt Polly raised him by the usual handle -- his ear -- and cracked his head soundly with her thimble.
Reed soon rallied her spirits: she shook me most soundly, she boxed both my ears, and then left me without a word.
Hareton, with a streaming face, dug green sods, and laid them over the brown mould himself: at present it is as smooth and verdant as its companion mounds - and I hope its tenant sleeps as soundly.
He slept soundly and sweetly all through the lovely night.
Dreaming, perhaps, of banquets, as the starved usually do, and of ease and rest, as the driven slave and the yoked ox may, its lean inhabitants slept soundly, and were fed and freed.
I fell asleep in her arms, after that, and slept soundly.