Translation of "sound" - English-Italian dictionary

sound

noun uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/

A2 something that you hear

suono
I could hear / the sounds of the city through the open window. Sentivo / i suoni della città attraverso la finestra aperta.
She stood completely still, not making a sound. Stava completamente ferma, senza fare alcun rumore.
verb uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/
sound good, interesting, strange, etc.

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

sembrare buono, interessante, strano, ecc.
Your job sounds really interesting. Il tuo lavoro sembra veramente interessante.
sound like/as if/as though

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

sembrare, sembrare che/come se
That sounds like a really good idea. Sembra proprio una buona idea.
It sounds like you’ve got a sore throat. Dalla voce mi sembra che tu abbia il mal di gola.
sound angry, happy, rude, etc.

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

sembrare arrabbiato, felice, scortese, ecc.
You don’t sound too sure about it. Non mi sembri tanto sicuro a riguardo.
adjective uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/

good or safe and able to be trusted

valido, saggio, sodo
sound advice consigli saggi
adverb uk /saʊnd/ us /sɑʊnd/
be sound asleep

to be in a deep sleep

essere (profondamente) addormentato

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