Translation of "sound" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/

A2 something that you hear

sonido, ruido
I could hear / the sounds of the city through the open window.
She stood completely still, not making a sound.
verb uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/
sound good, interesting, strange, etc.

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

sonar bien, interesante, extraño, etc.
Your job sounds really interesting.
sound like/as if/as though

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

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

sonar enfadado, contento, descortés, etc.
You don’t sound too sure about it.
adjective uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/

good or safe and able to be trusted

fundamentado, seguro
sound advice
adverb uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/
be sound asleep

to be in a deep sleep

dormir profundamente

(Translation of “sound” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /saund/

strong or in good condition

sano, sólido, firme
The foundations of the house are not very sound
He’s 87, but he’s still sound in mind and body.

(of sleep) deep

She’s a very sound sleeper.

full; thorough

completo, severo
a sound basic training.

accurate; free from mistakes

bueno, sólido
a sound piece of work.

having or showing good judgement or good sense

juicioso, sensato, acertado, consistente
His advice is always very sound.
soundly adverb

England were soundly beaten 5-0 in their game against Spain.
soundness noun

solidez, sensatez
sound asleep adjective

sleeping deeply

profundamente dormido
The baby is sound asleep.

(Translation of “sound” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)