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To make a sound

sound

verb

to produce a sound

tap out

to create a particular pattern of sounds by hitting a surface gently with your fingers

let out

to make a noise

pitch

verb

to make a sound at a particular level

sound

verb

to make something produce a sound

break

verb

to end a quiet or calm period, for example by talking or making a noise

go

verb

to make a particular sound, especially the typical sound of a particular animal

emit

verb

to make a sound

utter

verb

to make a sound

voice

verb

to produce a sound with your mouth and vocal cords

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