Adjective: sounding sawn-ding
Noun: sounding sawn-ding
- Appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms
"fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk";
- Having volume or deepness
"sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"
- Making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form
Verb: sound sawnd
- A measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
- The act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)
- Appear in a certain way
"This sounds interesting"
- Make a certain noise or sound
"She sounded 'Mmmmm'";
- Give off a certain sound or sounds
"This record sounds scratchy"
- Announce by means of a sound
"sound the alarm"
- Utter with vibrating vocal chords
- voice, vocalize, vocalise [Brit]
- Cause to sound
"sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
- Measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
Derived forms: soundings
See also: audible, full, hearable, sound off, superficial
Type of: announce, appear, articulate, cause to be perceived, deepness, denote, depth, enounce, enunciate, look, measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration, pronounce, quantify, quantitate, say, seem, sound out
Encyclopedia: Sounding Sound, Lerwick