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Part of speech: Adverb


Part of speech: Adjective

Whole; as, safe and sound; entire; unbroken; as, a sound slumber; healthy; not decayed; as, a sound tooth; founded on truth or right; as, sound doctrine; morally good or honorable; firm; safe; strong; legal; valid; as, a sound title.

Part of speech: Noun

The impression made on the ear by the vibrations of the air; noise; a straight, fairly wide passage of water; the air bladder of a fish.

Part of speech: Verb

To measure the depth of; cause to make a noise; order or announce by sound; as, to sound an alarm; examine or try; as, to sound one's opinions; probe.

Part of speech: Verb

To make a noise or sound; be spread or published audibly; to give a certain impression, when heard; as, her voice sounds sad.

Part of speech: Noun

Soundness, sounder.

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