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Noun: sounder  sawn-du(r)
  1. A device for making soundings
Adjective: sound (sounder,soundest)  sawnd
  1. Financially secure and safe
    "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
     
  2. Exercising or showing good judgment
    "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision";
    - healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed
     
  3. In good condition; free from defect, damage or decay
    "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"
     
  4. In excellent physical condition
    "a sound mind in a sound body";
    - good
     
  5. Logically valid
    "a sound argument";
    - reasoned, well-grounded
     
  6. Having legal efficacy or force
    "a sound title to the property";
    - legal, effectual
     
  7. Free from moral defect
    "a man of sound character"
     
  8. (of sleep) deep and complete
    "a sound sleeper";
    - heavy, profound, wakeless
     
  9. Thorough
    "a sound thrashing"

Derived forms: sounders

See also: complete, deep, dependable, fit, good, healthy, reasonable, righteous, safe, secure, sensible, solid, stable, strong, substantial, unbroken, undamaged, uninjured, valid, wholesome

Type of: device

Antonym: unsound

Encyclopedia: Sounder

Sound, Lerwick