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Definition of sough verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sough

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//saʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊ//
 
; BrE BrE//sʌf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌf//
 
[intransitive] (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sough
BrE BrE//saʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊ//
 
; BrE BrE//sʌf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌf//
 
he / she / it soughs
BrE BrE//saʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊz//
 
; BrE BrE//sʌfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌfs//
 
past simple soughed
BrE BrE//saʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊd//
 
; BrE BrE//sʌft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌft//
 
past participle soughed
BrE BrE//saʊd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//saʊd//
 
; BrE BrE//sʌft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sʌft//
 
-ing form soughing
BrE BrE//ˈsaʊɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsaʊɪŋ//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsʌfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsʌfɪŋ//
 
 
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(especially of the wind) to make a soft whistling sound Word Origin Old English swōgan, of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sough