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Meaning of sound

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: financially secure and safe; "sound investments"; "a
             sound economy" [ant: {unsound}]
      2: exercising or showing good judgment; "healthy scepticism"; "a
         healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of
         French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and
         management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to
         the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his
         decision" [syn: {healthy}, {intelligent}, {levelheaded},
         {level-headed}, {sound}]
      3: in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay; "a
         sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"
         [ant: {unsound}]
      4: in excellent physical condition; "good teeth"; "I still have
         one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body" [syn: {good},
      5: logically valid; "a sound argument" [syn: {reasoned},
         {sound}, {well-grounded}]
      6: having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the
         property" [syn: {legal}, {sound}, {effectual}]
      7: free from moral defect; "a man of sound character"
      8: (of sleep) deep and complete; "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a
         profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
         [syn: {heavy}, {profound}, {sound}, {wakeless}]
      9: thorough; "a sound thrashing"
      n 1: the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause;
           "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of
           music" [ant: {quiet}, {silence}]
      2: the subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained
         to hear the faint sounds" [syn: {sound}, {auditory
      3: mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium;
         "falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is
         there to hear them"
      4: the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound
         awakened them"
      5: the audible part of a transmitted signal; "they always raise
         the audio for commercials" [syn: {audio}, {sound}]
      6: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without
         concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
         [syn: {phone}, {speech sound}, {sound}]
      7: a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of
         water [syn: {strait}, {sound}]
      8: a large ocean inlet or deep bay; "the main body of the sound
         ran parallel to the coast"
      v 1: appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting"
      2: make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun
         went `bang'" [syn: {sound}, {go}]
      3: give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds
      4: announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm"
      5: utter with vibrating vocal chords [syn: {voice}, {sound},
         {vocalize}, {vocalise}] [ant: {devoice}]
      6: cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
      7: measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
         [syn: {fathom}, {sound}]

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