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English definition of “sound”

sound

verb     /saʊnd/
sound good/interesting/strange, etc A2 to seem good/ interesting / strange , etc , from what you have heard or read : Your job sounds really interesting .Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
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 . I don't want to sound as if I'm trying to create extra problems .Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
sound angry/happy/rude, etc B2 to seem angry / happy / rude , etc when you speak : You don't sound too sure about it.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
[I, T] to make a noise : It looks and sounds like a real bird . If the alarm sounds, you must leave the building immediately .Sounds made by objects, movement or impact
(Definition of sound verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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