English: sound

English verb 'sound' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to sound
Participle: sounded
Gerund: sounding

Indicative

Present

Isound
yousound
he;she;itsounds
wesound
yousound
theysound

Perfect

Ihave sounded
youhave sounded
he;she;ithas sounded
wehave sounded
youhave sounded
theyhave sounded

Past

Isounded
yousounded
he;she;itsounded
wesounded
yousounded
theysounded

Pluperfect

Ihad sounded
youhad sounded
he;she;ithad sounded
wehad sounded
youhad sounded
theyhad sounded

Future

Iwill sound
youwill sound
he;she;itwill sound
wewill sound
youwill sound
theywill sound

Future perfect

Iwill have sounded
youwill have sounded
he;she;itwill have sounded
wewill have sounded
youwill have sounded
theywill have sounded

Subjunctive

Present

Isound
yousound
he;she;itsound
wesound
yousound
theysound

Perfect

Ihave sounded
youhave sounded
he;she;ithave sounded
wehave sounded
youhave sounded
theyhave sounded

Imperfect

Isounded
yousounded
he;she;itsounded
wesounded
yousounded
theysounded

Pluperfect

Ihad sounded
youhad sounded
he;she;ithad sounded
wehad sounded
youhad sounded
theyhad sounded

Conditional

Present

Iwould sound
youwould sound
he;she;itwould sound
wewould sound
youwould sound
theywould sound

Perfect

Iwould have sounded
youwould have sounded
he;she;itwould have sounded
wewould have sounded
youwould have sounded
theywould have sounded

Imperative

yousound
weLet's sound
yousound

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam sounding
youare sounding
he;she;itis sounding
weare sounding
youare sounding
theyare sounding

Perfect

Ihave been sounding
youhave been sounding
he;she;ithas been sounding
wehave been sounding
youhave been sounding
theyhave been sounding

Past

Iwas sounding
youwere sounding
he;she;itwas sounding
wewere sounding
youwere sounding
theywere sounding

Pluperfect

Ihad been sounding
youhad been sounding
he;she;ithad been sounding
wehad been sounding
youhad been sounding
theyhad been sounding

Future

Iwill be sounding
youwill be sounding
he;she;itwill be sounding
wewill be sounding
youwill be sounding
theywill be sounding

Future perfect

Iwill have been sounding
youwill have been sounding
he;she;itwill have been sounding
wewill have been sounding
youwill have been sounding
theywill have been sounding

Conditional

Present

Iwould be sounding
youwould be sounding
he;she;itwould be sounding
wewould be sounding
youwould be sounding
theywould be sounding

Perfect

Iwould have been sounding
youwould have been sounding
he;she;itwould have been sounding
wewould have been sounding
youwould have been sounding
theywould have been sounding

Additional Information

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

"noise," c.1280, soun, from O.Fr. son, from L. sonus "sound," from PIE *swonos, from base *swen- "to sound" (cf. Skt. svanati "it sounds," svanah "sound, tone;" L. sonare "to sound;" O.Ir. senim "the playing of an instrument;" O.E. geswin "music, song," swinsian "to sing;" O.N. svanr, O.E. swan "swan," prop. "the sounding bird"). The final -d was established c.1350-1550 as part of a tendency to add -d- after -n-. The verb is attested from c.1300, from L. sonare, from sonus. First record of sound barrier is from 1939. Soundtrack is from 1929; sound check is from 1977; sound effects is 1909, originally live accompaniments to silent films.
"The experts of Victor ... will ... arrange for the synchronized orchestration and sound effects for this picture, in which airplane battles will have an important part." ["Exhibitor's Herald & Moving Picture World," April 28, 1928]