Translation of "sound" - English-Portuguese dictionary

sound

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

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

parecer bom, interessante, estranho, etc.
Your job sounds really interesting.
sound like/as if/as though

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

parecer (che)
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

parecer bravo, feliz, grosseiro, etc.
You don’t sound too sure about it.

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