Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb sound_out

2 senses of sound out

Sense 1
pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say -- (speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?")

Sense 2
check out, sound out, feel out -- (try to learn someone's opinions and intentions; "I have to sound out the new professor")
       => question, query -- (pose a question)

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