Translation of "sound" - English-Japanese dictionary

sound

verb uk /saʊnd/
sound good, interesting, strange, etc.

A2 to seem good, interesting, strange, etc. from what you have heard or read

よさそうだ、おもしろそうだ、おかしい、等
Your job sounds really interesting.
sound like/as if/as though

B1 to seem like something, from what you have heard or read

~のようだ, ~のように聞こえる
That sounds like a really good idea.
It sounds like you’ve got a sore throat.
sound angry, happy, rude, etc.

to seem angry, happy, rude, etc. when you speak

怒っているようだ、幸せそうだ、失礼に聞こえる、等
You don’t sound too sure about it.

(Translation of “sound verb” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)