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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sound(noun)

    the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

    Synonyms:
    speech sound, strait, auditory sensation, phone, audio

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, risky, wildcat, unreasonable, uncomplete, unsound, invalid, incomplete, rotted, shallow, decayed, long, unrighteous, unhealthy, speculative, corroded, high-risk, bad, rotten

  2. sound, auditory sensation(noun)

    the subjective sensation of hearing something

    Synonyms:
    speech sound, strait, auditory sensation, phone, audio, sound

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, shallow, decayed, unsound, risky, uncomplete, unhealthy, corroded, invalid, bad, speculative, high-risk, unreasonable, long, wildcat, unrighteous, rotted, rotten, incomplete

  3. sound(noun)

    mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium

    Synonyms:
    speech sound, strait, auditory sensation, phone, audio

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, unsound, rotted, risky, corroded, incomplete, speculative, high-risk, invalid, bad, rotten, wildcat, uncomplete, unrighteous, unreasonable, shallow, decayed, long, unhealthy

  4. sound(noun)

    the sudden occurrence of an audible event

    Synonyms:
    speech sound, strait, auditory sensation, phone, audio

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, incomplete, speculative, invalid, rotted, unsound, rotten, long, wildcat, unreasonable, corroded, risky, bad, decayed, shallow, uncomplete, high-risk, unhealthy, unrighteous

  5. audio, sound(noun)

    the audible part of a transmitted signal

    Synonyms:
    sound, sound recording, audio frequency, phone, audio recording, audio, strait, auditory sensation, speech sound

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, high-risk, unsound, incomplete, decayed, corroded, long, shallow, rotten, wildcat, invalid, speculative, risky, unhealthy, unrighteous, bad, rotted, unreasonable, uncomplete

  6. phone, speech sound, sound(noun)

    (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

    Synonyms:
    sound, telephone, speech sound, earphone, telephone set, phone, audio, strait, headphone, auditory sensation, earpiece

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, risky, decayed, unrighteous, high-risk, unsound, rotted, bad, long, invalid, unreasonable, incomplete, corroded, wildcat, unhealthy, rotten, uncomplete, speculative, shallow

  7. strait, sound(noun)

    a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

    Synonyms:
    sound, straits, phone, audio, strait, auditory sensation, pass, speech sound

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, rotted, wildcat, high-risk, decayed, long, corroded, uncomplete, invalid, risky, incomplete, unsound, unreasonable, bad, speculative, shallow, rotten, unrighteous, unhealthy

  8. sound(adj)

    a large ocean inlet or deep bay

    Synonyms:
    speech sound, strait, auditory sensation, phone, audio

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, unsound, high-risk, rotten, corroded, invalid, risky, rotted, bad, decayed, unhealthy, unrighteous, long, unreasonable, speculative, shallow, wildcat, incomplete, uncomplete

  9. sound(adj)

    financially secure and safe

    Synonyms:
    heavy, intelligent, wakeless, profound, good, legal, healthy, reasoned, well-grounded, level-headed, levelheaded, effectual

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, speculative, unhealthy, unsound, rotten, invalid, shallow, unreasonable, corroded, decayed, rotted, uncomplete, wildcat, high-risk, long, risky, unrighteous, bad, incomplete

  10. healthy, intelligent, levelheaded, level-headed, sound(adj)

    exercising or showing good judgment

    Synonyms:
    levelheaded, reasoning(a), good, salubrious, well-informed, sizable, sound, wakeless, well-grounded, sizeable, effectual, thinking(a), hefty, profound, healthy, heavy, reasoned, legal, respectable, intelligent, goodly, goodish, level-headed, tidy, good for you(p)

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, decayed, speculative, bad, incomplete, unhealthy, rotten, risky, rotted, long, wildcat, high-risk, shallow, unsound, invalid, uncomplete, unrighteous, unreasonable, corroded

  11. sound(adj)

    in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay

    Synonyms:
    heavy, intelligent, wakeless, profound, good, legal, healthy, reasoned, well-grounded, level-headed, levelheaded, effectual

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, invalid, corroded, high-risk, risky, incomplete, unrighteous, long, rotted, unhealthy, unsound, rotten, uncomplete, bad, decayed, wildcat, unreasonable, shallow, speculative

  12. good, sound(adj)

    in excellent physical condition

    Synonyms:
    dear, good, beneficial, in effect(p), unspoiled, effectual, skillful, sound, secure, serious, effective, wakeless, well-grounded, upright, legal, salutary, in force(p), skilful, practiced, heavy, dependable, estimable, intelligent, expert, levelheaded, just, level-headed, healthy, proficient, full, honest, profound, respectable, undecomposed, unspoilt, ripe, safe, adept, reasoned, honorable, well(p), right, near

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, decayed, shallow, invalid, speculative, corroded, bad, rotted, rotten, unreasonable, risky, uncomplete, unsound, long, wildcat, unhealthy, unrighteous, high-risk, incomplete

  13. reasoned, sound, well-grounded(adj)

    logically valid

    Synonyms:
    sound, heavy, intelligent, wakeless, profound, good, legal, healthy, reasoned, well-grounded, level-headed, levelheaded, effectual

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, unrighteous, decayed, unreasonable, shallow, unsound, wildcat, risky, invalid, unhealthy, corroded, rotted, rotten, bad, long, incomplete, uncomplete, speculative, high-risk

  14. legal, sound, effectual(adj)

    having legal efficacy or force

    Synonyms:
    sound, heavy, effective, wakeless, efficacious, profound, good, legal, healthy, reasoned, intelligent, level-headed, well-grounded, levelheaded, effectual

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, corroded, long, wildcat, unsound, unrighteous, unreasonable, bad, shallow, speculative, decayed, unhealthy, rotted, uncomplete, invalid, risky, high-risk, rotten, incomplete

  15. sound(adj)

    free from moral defect

    Synonyms:
    heavy, intelligent, wakeless, profound, good, legal, healthy, reasoned, well-grounded, level-headed, levelheaded, effectual

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, rotten, unreasonable, unhealthy, decayed, uncomplete, corroded, bad, unsound, shallow, unrighteous, speculative, incomplete, high-risk, wildcat, invalid, risky, long, rotted

  16. heavy, profound, sound, wakeless(adj)

    (of sleep) deep and complete

    Synonyms:
    laboured, sullen, laborious, reasoned, overweight, toilsome, effectual, intemperate, with child(p), sound, wakeless, good, dense, grueling, unsounded, heavy(p), threatening, grave, legal, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), clayey, enceinte, intelligent, grievous, fleshy, levelheaded, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, level-headed, gruelling, well-grounded, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, unfathomed, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, fundamental, heavy, arduous, big(a), labored, unplumbed, punishing, gravid, big(p), healthy, lowering, leaden

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, speculative, unsound, unreasonable, invalid, high-risk, rotted, wildcat, corroded, decayed, rotten, incomplete, bad, long, unhealthy, shallow, unrighteous, uncomplete, risky

  17. sound(verb)

    thorough

    Synonyms:
    heavy, intelligent, wakeless, profound, good, legal, healthy, reasoned, well-grounded, level-headed, levelheaded, effectual

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, unrighteous, unreasonable, rotten, shallow, unsound, uncomplete, decayed, wildcat, rotted, long, incomplete, bad, invalid, speculative, corroded, risky, unhealthy, high-risk

  18. sound(verb)

    appear in a certain way

    Synonyms:
    vocalise, voice, vocalize, fathom, go

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, unreasonable, bad, unhealthy, invalid, unsound, unrighteous, incomplete, shallow, uncomplete, speculative, wildcat, rotted, long, decayed, corroded, high-risk, rotten, risky

  19. sound, go(verb)

    make a certain noise or sound

    Synonyms:
    drop dead, pop off, operate, belong, buy the farm, give-up the ghost, work, choke, go away, get, rifle, cash in one's chips, sound, get going, kick the bucket, run, blend, function, lead, endure, live, pass away, perish, run short, survive, croak, plump, move, extend, conk, fit, vocalise, blend in, become, run low, conk out, locomote, break, proceed, last, decease, give out, go, depart, vocalize, give way, hold up, snuff it, pass, hold out, start, fail, expire, die, travel, break down, exit, fathom, live on, voice, go bad

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, wildcat, unreasonable, rotten, unrighteous, bad, uncomplete, decayed, shallow, rotted, invalid, long, unsound, corroded, risky, incomplete, high-risk, unhealthy, speculative

  20. sound(verb)

    give off a certain sound or sounds

    Synonyms:
    vocalise, voice, vocalize, fathom, go

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, unsound, wildcat, risky, decayed, long, unhealthy, invalid, corroded, uncomplete, bad, shallow, unrighteous, speculative, high-risk, rotten, incomplete, unreasonable, rotted

  21. sound(verb)

    announce by means of a sound

    Synonyms:
    vocalise, voice, vocalize, fathom, go

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, high-risk, incomplete, unhealthy, wildcat, rotted, corroded, speculative, long, decayed, bad, invalid, unrighteous, shallow, unreasonable, uncomplete, rotten, unsound, risky

  22. voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise(verb)

    utter with vibrating vocal chords

    Synonyms:
    sound, phonate, vocalise, enunciate, vowelize, voice, fathom, vocalize, go, articulate, vowelise

    Antonyms:
    silence, quiet, speculative, rotted, risky, long, unsound, shallow, bad, incomplete, unreasonable, decayed, unrighteous, invalid, corroded, unhealthy, wildcat, high-risk, uncomplete, rotten

  23. sound(verb)

    cause to sound

    Synonyms:
    vocalise, voice, vocalize, fathom, go

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, unhealthy, unsound, speculative, long, risky, shallow, invalid, unreasonable, uncomplete, wildcat, unrighteous, rotted, high-risk, bad, corroded, decayed, rotten, incomplete

  24. fathom, sound(verb)

    measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

    Synonyms:
    sound, vocalise, penetrate, voice, fathom, vocalize, bottom, go

    Antonyms:
    quiet, silence, unhealthy, rotten, shallow, incomplete, speculative, high-risk, long, uncomplete, rotted, wildcat, risky, unsound, unreasonable, unrighteous, corroded, decayed, invalid, bad

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sound

    Sound is the sensation produced through the organs of hearing or the physical cause of this sensation. Sound is the most comprehensive word of this group, applying to anything that is audible. Tone is sound considered as having some musical quality or as expressive of some feeling; noise is sound considered without reference to musical quality or as distinctly unmusical or discordant. Thus, in the most general sense noise and sound scarcely differ, and we say almost indifferently, "I heard a sound," or "I heard a noise." We speak of a fine, musical, or pleasing sound, but never thus of a noise. In music, tone may denote either a musical sound or the interval between two such sounds, but in the most careful usage the latter is now distinguished as the "interval," leaving tone to stand only for the sound. Note in music strictly denotes the character representing a sound, but in loose popular usage it denotes the sound also, and becomes practically equivalent to tone. Aside from its musical use, tone is chiefly applied to that quality of the human voice by which feeling is expressed; as, he spoke in a cheery tone; the word is similarly applied to the voices of birds and other animals, and sometimes to inanimate objects. As used of a musical instrument, tone denotes the general quality of its sounds collectively considered.

    Synonyms:
    noise, note, tone

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    whole, entire, unbroken, undecayed, uninjured, perfect, faultless, good, firm, strong

  2. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    healthy, hearty, hale, hardy, vigorous, in health, in good health, not diseased

  3. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sane, well-balanced

  4. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    correct, true, valid, solid, weighty, reasonable, rational, sensible, judicious

  5. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    established, fixed, well-grounded

  6. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    profound, unbroken, undisturbed, fast

  7. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    heavy, lusty, forcible

  8. sound(a.)

    Synonyms:
    orthodox, of the true faith, not heretical

  9. sound(ad.)

    Synonyms:
    soundly, profoundly

  10. sound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strait, narrows

  11. sound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    air-bladder (of a fish)

  12. sound(n.)

    Synonyms:
    noise, report

  13. sound(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    resound, make a noise, give out a sound

  14. sound(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    appear by the sound

  15. sound(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    try the depth (of water), throw the lead

  16. sound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cause to sound

  17. sound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    utter, express audibly

  18. sound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    celebrate (by sounds)

  19. sound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    measure, fathom, try the depth of

  20. sound(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    examine, test, try


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