Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sounding

2 senses of sounding

Sense 1
sounding -- (a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line)
       => depth, deepness -- (the extent downward or backward or inward; "the depth of the water"; "depth of a shelf"; "depth of a closet")

Sense 2
sounding -- (the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line))
       => measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration -- (the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate")

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

7 senses of sound

Sense 1
sound -- (appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 2
sound, go -- (make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'")
       => cause to be perceived -- (have perceptible qualities)

Sense 3
sound -- (give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy")

Sense 4
sound -- (announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm")
       => announce, denote -- (make known; make an announcement; "She denoted her feelings clearly")

Sense 5
voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise -- (utter with vibrating vocal chords)
       => 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 6
sound -- (cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note")
          Phrasal Verb-> sound off#2

Sense 7
fathom, sound -- (measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line)
       => quantify, measure -- (express as a number or measure or quantity; "Can you quantify your results?")

Antonyms of adj sounding

3 senses of sounding

Sense 1
looking, sounding -- (appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk")

INDIRECT (VIA superficial) -> profound -- (showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth; "the differences are profound"; "a profound insight"; "a profound book"; "a profound mind"; "profound contempt"; "profound regret")

Sense 2
sounding -- (having volume or deepness; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth)

INDIRECT (VIA full) -> thin -- ((of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry")

Sense 3
sounding -- (making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form; "harsh-sounding")

INDIRECT (VIA audible) -> inaudible, unhearable -- (impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation")

Similarity of adj sounding

3 senses of sounding

Sense 1
looking, sounding -- (appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms; "left their clothes dirty looking"; "a most disagreeable looking character"; "angry-looking"; "liquid-looking"; "severe-looking policemen on noble horses"; "fine-sounding phrases"; "taken in by high-sounding talk")
       => superficial (vs. profound) -- (concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually; "superficial similarities"; "a superficial mind"; "his thinking was superficial and fuzzy"; "superficial knowledge"; "the superficial report didn't give the true picture"; "only superficial differences")

Sense 2
sounding -- (having volume or deepness; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth)
       => full (vs. thin) -- ((of sound) having marked deepness and body; "full tones"; "a full voice")

Sense 3
sounding -- (making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form; "harsh-sounding")
       => audible (vs. inaudible), hearable -- (heard or perceptible by the ear; "he spoke in an audible whisper")

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