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sound3

 
pronunciation:
saUnd
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sounds, sounding, sounded
definition 1: to measure the depth of with a pole or a weight attached to a line.
We sounded the lake before we jumped in.
similar words:
measure, plumb, test
definition 2: to dive deeply under water.
The whales sounded to the deepest parts of the ocean.
similar words:
dive, plunge, submerge
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