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Adjective sounding has 3 senses
  1. looking, sounding - 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"
    Antonym: profound (indirect, via superficial)
  2. sounding - having volume or depth; "sounding brass and a tinkling cymbal"; "the sounding cataract haunted me like a passion"- Wordsworth
    thin (indirect, via full)
  3. sounding - making or having a sound as specified; used as a combining form; "harsh-sounding"
    inaudible, unhearable (indirect, via audible)
Noun sounding has 2 senses
  1. sounding - a measure of the depth of water taken by sounding
    --1 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb sound7
  2. sounding - the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)
    --2 is a kind of
    measurement, measuring, measure, mensuration
    Derived form: verb sound7
Verb sound has 7 senses
  1. sound - appear in a certain way; "This sounds interesting"
    --1 is one way to
    look, appear, seem
    Sample sentence:
    John will sound angry
  2. sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
    --2 is one way to cause to be perceived
    Derived forms: noun sound5, noun sound4, noun sound3, noun sound1
    Sample sentence:
    The woods sound with many kinds of birds
  3. sound - give off a certain sound or sounds; "This record sounds scratchy"
    Derived forms: noun sound3, noun sound4, noun sound2, noun sound1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s Adjective/Noun
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  4. sound - announce by means of a sound; "sound the alarm"
    --4 is one way to
    announce, denote
    Derived forms: noun sound6, noun sound5, noun sound4, noun sound3, noun sound2, noun sound1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise - utter with vibrating vocal chords
    --5 is one way to pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say
    Derived forms: noun sound6, noun sonant1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. sound - cause to sound; "sound the bell"; "sound a certain note"
    Derived forms: noun sound4, noun sound3, noun sound2, noun sound1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. fathom, sound - measure the depth of (a body of water) with a sounding line
    --7 is one way to quantify, measure
    Derived forms: noun sound8, noun sounder1, noun sounding1, noun sounding2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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