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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way;
- Example: "She pronounces French words in a funny way"
- Example: "I cannot say `zip wire'"
- Example: "Can the child sound out this complicated word?"
[syn: pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say]

2. try to learn someone's opinions and intentions;
- Example: "I have to sound out the new professor"
[syn: check out, sound out, feel out]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sound out v 1: speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way; "She pronounces French words in a funny way"; "I cannot say `zip wire'"; "Can the child sound out this complicated word?" [syn: pronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, say] 2: try to learn someone's opinions and intentions; "I have to sound out the new professor" [syn: check out, sound out, feel out]