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English adjective: sounding

1. sounding appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms


SamplesLeft 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.


Synonymslooking


Similarsuperficial


Antonymsprofound

2. sounding having volume or deepness


SamplesSounding brass and a tinkling cymbal.
The sounding cataract haunted me like a passion.


Similarfull


Antonymsthin

3. sounding making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form


SamplesHarsh-sounding.


Similaraudible, hearable


Antonymsinaudible, unhearable


English noun: sounding

1. sounding (attribute) a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line


Broader (hypernym)deepness, depth

2. sounding (act) the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)


Broader (hypernym)measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration









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