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Synonyms for sounding
ˈsaʊn dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sounding(noun)

    a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line

    Antonyms:
    thin, profound, unhearable, inaudible

  2. sounding(adj)

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

    Antonyms:
    inaudible, thin, unhearable, profound

  3. looking, sounding(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    looking

    Antonyms:
    thin, profound, unhearable, inaudible

  4. sounding(adj)

    having volume or deepness

    "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth

    Synonyms:
    looking

    Antonyms:
    profound, unhearable, inaudible, thin

  5. sounding(adj)

    making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form

    "harsh-sounding"

    Synonyms:
    looking

    Antonyms:
    thin, profound, inaudible, unhearable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sounding(a)

    Synonyms:
    sonorous, resonant, sonant

  2. sounding(n)

    Synonyms:
    bathymetry, examination, proclamation, resonance, reverberation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    radiosonde, probe, ringing, probing

How to pronounce sounding?

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How to say sounding in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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How to use sounding in a sentence?

  1. Helen Keller:

    Have you ever been at sea in a dense fog, when it seemed as if a tangible white darkness shut you in and the great ship, tense and anxious, groped her way toward the shore with plummet and sounding-line, and you waited with beating heart for something to happen I was like that ship before my education began, only I was without compass or sounding line, and no way of knowing how near the harbor was. 'Light Give me light' was the wordless cry of my soul, and the light of love shone on me in that very hour.

  2. Charlie Martin:

    When you have respected voices in sport like Sharon Davies and Martina Navratilova sounding off and shooting from the hip, when actually they're not familiar with the research, it's incredibly damaging, it creates a very toxic environment for the trans community.

  3. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius:

    Without sounding too grandiose, the survival of the planet itself is at stake, you have rising sea levels, acidification of the oceans, immigration sparked by climate change, droughts that are much more severe.

  4. President Trump:

    They get three constitutional lawyers ... and we get one, thats not sounding too good, and thats the way it is. We dont get a lawyer, we dont get any witnesses -- we want Biden, we want the son Hunter, wheres Hunter? We want Schiff. We want to interview these people. Well, they said no. We cant do it.

  5. Dirk Hoke:

    We are sounding the alarm that Germany and Europe are falling behind in space vis-a-vis China and the United States, we're at a critical juncture to ensure we stay in the top league.


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