The Word is:”sound”


noun: sound; noun: musical sound; plural noun: musical sounds

1. vibrations that travel through the air or another medium and can be heard when they reach a person’s or animal’s ear.
“light travels faster than sound”

  • a thing that can be heard.
    plural noun: sounds
    “she heard the sound of voices in the hall”
    synonyms: noise, note, din, racket, row, bang, report, hubbub, resonance, reverberation
    “she heard the sound of the car driving away”
  • antonyms: silence

  • the area or distance within which something can be heard.
    “we were always within sound of the train whistles”
    synonyms: hearing distance, hearing, distance, earshot, range
    “the cemetery nestled beneath the cliffs, within sound of the sea”
  • 2. sound produced by continuous and regular vibrations, as opposed to noise

    3. music, speech, and sound effects when recorded and used to accompany a film, video, or

    “a sound studio”

    broadcasting by radio as distinct from television.
    the distinctive quality of the music of a particular composer or performer or of the sound produced by a particular instrument.
    “the sound of the Beatles”
    synonyms: music, tones, note, chord
    “the sound of the flute”
    popular music.
    plural noun: sounds
    “sounds of the Sixties”

    4. an idea or impression conveyed by words.
    “you’ve had a hard day, by the sound of it”
    synonyms: idea, thought, concept, impression, prospect, description
    “they do not like the sound of her plans”

    verb: sound; 3rd person present: sounds; past tense: sounded; past participle: sounded; gerund or present participle: sounding

    1. emit or cause to emit sound.
    “a loud buzzer sounded”

    synonyms: go (off), resonate, resound, reverberate, blow, blare;
    ring, chime, peal, toll, ding, clang
    “the buzzer sounded”
    operate, set off; play, blow, blast, toot, blare; ring, chime, peal, toll, ding, clang;
    literary wind
    “engine drivers must sound their whistle”

  • give an audible signal to indicate (something).
    “a different bell begins to sound midnight”
  • express or convey (a warning).
    “pharmaceutical companies are sounding the alarm about counterfeit drugs”
  • pronounce.
    “sound the rhymes clearly”
    synonyms: pronounce, verbalize, voice, enunciate, articulate, vocalize, say; rare enounce
    “do you sound the ‘h’ in ‘Doha’?”

  • test (the lungs or another body cavity) by noting the sound they produce.
    “the doctor sounded her chest”
  • 2. convey a specified impression when heard.
    “he sounded worried”

  • (of something or someone that has been described to one) convey a specified impression.
    “it sounds as though you really do believe that”
    synonyms: appear to be, appear, look, look to be, look like, seem, seem to be, have the appearance/air of being, give/create the impression of being, strike someone as being, give every indication of being
    “it sounds a crazy idea”
  • appear, look, seem;
    give/create the impression that, strike someone that, give every indication that;
    informal look like
    “you sound as though you really believe that”
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