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son·ic

sonic

 
pronunciation:
sa nihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or related to audible sound or sound waves.
definition 2: of, related to, or being a speed approaching or equal to that of sound in air, at the same distance above sea level.
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The word sonic contains the following parts:
son Latin root that means sound
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synonyms:
phon, phono, -phone, -phony
 
-ic Latin and Greek adjective-forming suffix that means like, pertaining to
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The suffix -ic attaches to roots and words of Greek or Latin origin to form adjectives. A few words ending in -ic (magic , critic , music ) were adjectives that became nouns in Greek before they entered English, also as nouns.