Definition for SOUND

SOUND, v.t.2

  1. To cause to make a noise; as, to sound trumpet or a horn.
  2. To utter audibly; as, to sound a note with the voice.
  3. To play on; as to sound an instrument.
  4. To order or direct by a sound; to give a signal for, by certain sound; as, to sound a retreat.
  5. To celebrate or honor by sounds; to cause to be reported; as, to sound one's praise.
  6. To spread by sound or report; to publish or proclaim; as, to sound the praises or fame of a great man or a great exploit. We sometimes say, to sound abroad.

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