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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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Rhymes with Vowel Sound

  • ultrasound
  • propound
  • profound
  • expound
  • confound
  • compound
  • unwound
  • unsound
  • unbound
  • resound
  • renowned
  • redound
  • rebound
  • newfound
  • inbound
  • impound
  • astound
  • aground
  • surround
  • ground
  • frowned
  • drowned
  • crowned
  • browned
  • abound
  • wound
  • round
  • 'round
  • pound
  • mound

Sentences with vowel-sound


1. Noun Phrase
This alerts the reader to use a short vowel sound when pronouncing the word.

2. Noun Phrase
In the line "she is so lovely and funny," lovely and funny have similar vowel sounds.

3. Noun Phrase
The diacritical mark for the long vowel sound is called the macron.

4. Noun Phrase
In French, each vowel sound represents various different letter clusters grouped together to pronounce a particular sound.

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. sound

adjective. ['ˈsaʊnd'] financially secure and safe.

Synonyms

  • dependable
  • good
  • wholesome
  • unbroken
  • stable
  • secure
  • fit
  • solid
  • uninjured
  • healthy
  • safe

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • unfit
  • injured
  • damaged
  • unwholesome
  • broken

Etymology

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

9. sound

noun. ['ˈsaʊnd'] the audible part of a transmitted signal.

Synonyms

  • telecasting
  • TV
  • auditory communication
  • television
  • video

Antonyms

  • qualified
  • ride
  • laugh
  • regularity

Etymology

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

10. vowel

noun. ['ˈvaʊəl'] a speech sound made with the vocal tract open.

Synonyms

  • shwa
  • ablaut
  • thematic vowel
  • phone
  • speech sound
  • vowel sound
  • schwa
  • sound
  • diphthong

Antonyms

  • unsound
  • unhealthy
  • unfit
  • injured

Etymology

  • vouel (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • vocalis (Latin)
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