Translation of "sound" - English-Russian dictionary


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

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

звучать хорошо/интересно/странно и т. д.
Your job sounds really interesting.
sound like/as if/as though

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

звучать как что-либо, производить какое-либо впечатление
That sounds like a really good idea.
sound angry/happy/rude, etc

B2 to seem angry/happy/rude, etc when you speak

казаться сердитым/радостным/грубым и т. д.
You don't sound too sure about it.

[ I, T ] to make a noise

звучать, производить звук
It looks and sounds like a real bird.
If the alarm sounds, you must leave the building immediately.

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