What is another word for sound?

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Sturdy and stable in nature
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“It is a very sound building that has held up well despite the elements.”
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Based on reason or good judgment
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“I try to believe that there is a sound reason for making the design choices we do.”
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Analytically correct or accurate
“Most also agreed that the initial analysis was sound, well structured and comprehensive.”
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Competent or reliable in nature
“A sound knowledge of the laws of tennis is a definite prerequisite for becoming a ball boy.”
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In good health
“I finally arrived home, safe and sound.”
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(of finances) Financially secure or stable
“I have to commend your business on its sound finances.”
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(of sleep) Deep and undisturbed in nature
“After a laborious day, I was exhausted and fell into a sound sleep.”
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(of a defeat or beating) Severe in nature
“The team was unprepared and suffered a sound defeat.”
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Having a valid reason
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Characterized by being complete or unbroken
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Strengthened or made secure against attack
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Unable to be disproved or argued against
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Worthy of being recommended
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Real and exactly what it appears to be
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Excellent or splendid
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Having a good reputation and well respected
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Constructed so as to prevent the passage of water, air, etc.
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Pleasant and satisfactory
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Suitable or moderately good
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Conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules
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Significant in degree or intensity
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Meeting standards for safe flight
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Of considerable importance or worth
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Producing a profit
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Not disturbed or upset
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Not able or likely to cause harm
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Sleeping
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Strict or harsh in the treatment of others
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Of, or relating to hearing, or to the sense or organs of hearing
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Involving or characterized by scholarship
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Vigorous, enthusiastic, and without compromise
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Beneficial to one's health
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Able or fit to be sold or marketed
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Giving good value or return in relation to the money, time, or effort expended
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A thing that can be heard
“The shadow quickly disappeared, and the faint sound of fleeing footsteps could be heard.”
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A narrow stretch of water forming an inlet or connecting two wider areas of water
“Captains of foreign ships don't know the topography of the sound like an experienced local.”
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The distinctive quality of the music of a particular composer, performer or instrument
“The band's new album has roughly the same sound as most of their music thus far.”
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An idea or impression conveyed by words
“By the sound of it, the company appears to have simply run out of cash.”
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The area or distance within which something can be heard
“Withers owns property within sound of that site.”
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A loud and typically discordant noise or sound
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A sudden loud, sharp noise
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The modulation of intonation or pitch in the voice
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A melodious ringing sound produced by striking a set of chimes
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The sound of a piece of music
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The physical quality of a space for performing music
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Background music
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A typical or natural sound made by a given species
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Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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The action or sound of laughing
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A pronunciation of letters and syllables which is pleasing to the ear
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Boo
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Speaking or singing
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The sound made by a footstep
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A continuous low humming sound
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A soft, muffled crackling sound
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A word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept
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To emit or cause to emit sound
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“I was praying for the next buzzer to sound so that I would be able to leave.”
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To outwardly look or be perceived as