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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. In good condition; free from defect, damage or decay
    "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"
  3. Exercising or showing good judgment
    "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision";
    - healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed
  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. Vigorous or severe
    "a sound thrashing"
  8. Free from moral defect
    "a man of sound character"
  9. (of sleep) deep and complete
    "a sound sleeper";
    - heavy, profound, wakeless
  10. Complete; thorough
    "politicians have no sound grasp of technology issues"; "he has a sound understanding of the law"

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

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