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1. sound

verb. ['ˈsaʊnd'] appear in a certain way.

Synonyms

  • look
  • seem

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. sound

noun. ['ˈsaʊnd'] the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause.

Synonyms

  • ring
  • noisiness
  • voice
  • racketiness
  • sound property

Antonyms

  • rested
  • cheer
  • open chain
  • detach

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sound

noun. ['ˈsaʊnd'] the subjective sensation of hearing something.

Synonyms

  • noise
  • dub
  • racket
  • auditory sensation
  • sense impression
  • euphony
  • dissonance
  • tone
  • esthesis
  • sense experience
  • music
  • sense datum
  • aesthesis
  • pure tone

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • loud
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. sound

verb. ['ˈsaʊnd'] make a certain noise or sound.

Synonyms

  • twang
  • clop
  • bubble
  • cause to be perceived
  • thud
  • peal
  • thrum
  • roll
  • twirp
  • beat
  • rustle
  • toot
  • bombinate
  • crack
  • gurgle
  • ring
  • glug
  • echo
  • clunk
  • buzz
  • sing
  • burble
  • hum
  • reverberate
  • plunk
  • tink
  • drone
  • whiz
  • pitter-patter
  • swosh
  • honk
  • rumble
  • boom
  • noise
  • go
  • whizz
  • chatter
  • trump
  • skirl
  • slush
  • squelch
  • birr
  • lap
  • ping
  • tap
  • vibrate
  • bleep
  • whistle
  • babble
  • ting
  • tinkle
  • snarl
  • chink
  • bang
  • patter
  • clink
  • knock
  • claxon
  • guggle
  • splat
  • crash
  • ripple
  • resound
  • resonate
  • ticktack
  • clang
  • beep
  • splash
  • rattle
  • tweet
  • whir
  • snap
  • chime
  • blow
  • pop
  • grumble
  • boom out
  • clank
  • pink
  • click
  • splosh
  • ticktock
  • whirr
  • whish
  • din
  • thump
  • make noise
  • clump
  • blare
  • slosh
  • rap
  • chug
  • drum
  • swish
  • bombilate
  • swoosh
  • tick
  • clangour
  • purr

Antonyms

  • function
  • enter
  • come
  • refrain

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. sound

noun. ['ˈsaʊnd'] mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium.

Synonyms

  • mechanical phenomenon

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • styleless

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. sound

noun. ['ˈsaʊnd'] the sudden occurrence of an audible event.

Synonyms

  • clop
  • occurrence
  • tapping
  • chirp
  • thud
  • peal
  • bombilation
  • voice
  • thrum
  • roll
  • beat
  • mussitation
  • dripping
  • ringing
  • strum
  • toot
  • murmur
  • clippety-clop
  • gurgle
  • twitter
  • ring
  • clunk
  • buzz
  • jingle
  • mutter
  • bell
  • footstep
  • murmuring
  • drum roll
  • bombination
  • paradiddle
  • plunk
  • quack
  • clopping
  • whiz
  • bong
  • step
  • thunk
  • quaver
  • cry
  • clumping
  • clunking
  • noise
  • muttering
  • skirl
  • happening
  • chirrup
  • popping
  • birr
  • tap
  • ping
  • whirring
  • bleep
  • thumping
  • vroom
  • whistle
  • click-clack
  • ting
  • tinkle
  • chink
  • knocking
  • patter
  • chorus
  • clink
  • knock
  • whack
  • pat
  • trample
  • murmuration
  • susurrus
  • zizz
  • beep
  • susurration
  • drumbeat
  • song
  • trampling
  • drip
  • whistling
  • whir
  • rub-a-dub
  • pop
  • click
  • tintinnabulation
  • toll
  • whirr
  • sigh
  • rataplan
  • pealing
  • thump
  • occurrent
  • vibrato
  • ticking
  • ding
  • footfall
  • clump
  • zing
  • natural event
  • jangle
  • rap
  • drum
  • gargle
  • swish
  • rolling
  • tick
  • throbbing
  • purr
  • clip-clop
  • tootle

Antonyms

  • little
  • praise
  • flatter
  • implausible

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. sound

verb. ['ˈsaʊnd'] give off a certain sound or sounds.

Synonyms

  • dissonate
  • speak
  • play
  • cackel

Antonyms

  • go
  • precede
  • advance
  • be born

Etymology

  • sound (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sounden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sonder (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sund (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole.

Synonyms

  • part
  • component
  • component part
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

9. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange.

Synonyms

  • kt
  • teraflop
  • MFLOP
  • cubature unit
  • energy unit
  • miles per gallon
  • karat
  • MIPS
  • temperature unit
  • capacity unit
  • linear unit
  • unit of viscosity
  • electrostatic unit
  • absorption unit
  • dioptre
  • angular unit
  • telephone unit
  • denier
  • heat unit
  • measuring block
  • capacity measure
  • unit of measurement
  • emu
  • definite quantity
  • million instructions per second
  • cubic measure
  • cubic content unit
  • Brinell number
  • mass unit
  • bit
  • megaflop
  • square measure
  • weight
  • work unit
  • langley
  • cubage unit
  • diopter
  • sound unit
  • measuring unit
  • metric
  • million floating point operations per second
  • weight unit
  • acceleration unit
  • explosive unit
  • carat
  • linear measure
  • metric unit
  • monetary unit
  • area unit
  • force unit
  • pain unit
  • printing unit
  • volume unit
  • displacement unit
  • electromagnetic unit
  • trillion floating point operations per second
  • computer memory unit
  • pressure unit

Antonyms

  • unrhythmical
  • disunion
  • nonalignment
  • descent

10. unit

noun. ['ˈjuːnət, ˈjuːnɪt'] an organization regarded as part of a larger social group.

Synonyms

  • combination
  • side
  • organisation
  • intensive care unit
  • fifth column
  • political entity
  • squad
  • working party
  • force
  • military force
  • house
  • task force
  • administrative unit
  • menage
  • klavern
  • organization
  • social unit
  • working group
  • family
  • scout troop
  • member
  • military group
  • household
  • instrumentality
  • poste restante
  • ICU
  • military unit
  • company
  • home
  • political unit
  • general delivery
  • outfit
  • den
  • Trojan horse
  • administrative body
  • work party
  • scout group
  • crew
  • team
  • troop

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • carinate
  • light
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