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Adjective loud has 3 senses
  1. loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
    soft, dull, muffled, softened, gentle, little, small, low, low-toned, murmuring, susurrant, whispering, murmurous, rustling, soughing, susurrous, soft-footed, soft-spoken, hushed, muted, subdued, quiet
  2. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy - tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
    Antonyms: tasteful, in good taste (indirect, via tasteless)
  3. forte, loud - used chiefly as a direction or description in music; "the forte passages in the composition"
Adverbial loud has 1 sense
  1. loudly, loud, aloud - with relatively high volume; "the band played loudly"; "she spoke loudly and angrily"; "he spoke loud enough for those at the back of the room to hear him"; "cried aloud for help"
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