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Definition of "Sound" :

noun: the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause

"The sound of rain on the roof."

noun: the subjective sensation of hearing something

"He strained to hear the faint sounds."

noun: the audible part of a transmitted signal

noun: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

noun: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"The sound awakened them."

noun: a large ocean inlet or deep bay

"The main body of the sound ran parallel to the coast."

noun: a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

noun: mechanical vibrations transmitted by an elastic medium

"Falling trees make a sound in the forest even when no one is there to hear them."

verb: measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line

verb: utter with vibrating vocal chords

verb: appear in a certain way

"This sounds interesting."

verb: give off a certain sound or sounds

"This record sounds scratchy."

verb: make a certain noise or sound

verb: cause to sound

"Sound the bell."

verb: announce by means of a sound

"Sound the alarm."

adjective: complete; thorough

"Politicians have no sound grasp of technology issues."

adjective: (of sleep) deep and complete

"A sound sleeper."

adjective: in excellent physical condition

"A sound mind in a sound body."

adjective: exercising or showing good judgment

"A sound approach to the problem."

adjective: free from moral defect

"A man of sound character."

adjective: financially secure and safe

"Sound investments."

adjective: in good condition; free from defect or damage or decay

"A sound timber."

adjective: vigorous or severe

"A sound thrashing."

adjective: having legal efficacy or force

"A sound title to the property."

adjective: logically valid

"A sound argument."