1. Financially secure and safe (synset 302281076)
    "sound investments"; "a sound economy"
  2. Exercising or showing good judgment (synset 301950705)
    "healthy scepticism"; "a healthy fear of rattlesnakes"; "the healthy attitude of French laws"; "healthy relations between labor and management"; "an intelligent solution"; "a sound approach to the problem"; "sound advice"; "no sound explanation for his decision"
  3. In good condition;
    Free from defect or damage or decay (synset 302282958)
    "a sound timber"; "the wall is sound"; "a sound foundation"
  4. In excellent physical condition (synset 301174757)
    "good teeth"; "I still have one good leg"; "a sound mind in a sound body"
  5. Logically valid (synset 302509324)
    "a sound argument"
  6. Having legal efficacy or force (synset 302508961)
    "a sound title to the property"
  7. Vigorous or severe (synset 302331344)
    "a sound thrashing"
  8. Free from moral defect (synset 302044559)
    "a man of sound character"
  9. (of sleep) deep and complete (synset 300696469)
    "a heavy sleep"; "fell into a profound sleep"; "a sound sleeper"; "deep wakeless sleep"
  10. Complete;
    Thorough (synset 300525986)
    "politicians have no sound grasp of technology issues"; "he has a sound understanding of the law"
  1. The particular auditory effect produced by a given cause (synset 104988388)
    "the sound of rain on the roof"; "the beautiful sound of music"
  2. The subjective sensation of hearing something (synset 105726201)
    "he strained to hear the faint sounds"
  3. Mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium (synset 111501330)
    "falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them"
  4. The sudden occurrence of an audible event (synset 107385893)
    "the sound awakened them"
  5. The audible part of a transmitted signal (synset 106288789)
    "they always raise the audio for commercials"
  6. (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language (synset 107125755)
  7. A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water (synset 109469019)
  8. A large ocean inlet or deep bay (synset 109463090)
    "the main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast"
  1. Appear in a certain way (synset 202139392)
    "This sounds interesting"
  2. Make a certain noise or sound (synset 202180712)
    "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
  3. Give off a certain sound or sounds (synset 202139513)
    "This record sounds scratchy"
  4. Announce by means of a sound (synset 202184975)
    "sound the alarm"
  5. Utter with vibrating vocal chords (synset 200954214)
  6. Cause to sound (synset 202183962)
    "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
  7. Measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line (synset 200492625)

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