Their demand for justice found an echo in communities across the nation.
Found echoes of past civilizations while examining artifacts in the Middle East.
An example of an echo is the sound that comes back to you as a repeat of your own shout.
An example of echo is the repeating of a sound created by footsteps in an empty marble hallway.
An example of echo is a new social program having a far reaching and lasting impact on society.
An example of echo is a teacher agreeing with and repeating what a parent says.
Sid echoed his father's point of view.
Rooms echoing with laughter.
Followers echoing the cries of their leader; events that echoed a previous incident in history.
The shout echoed off the wall. The speaker's words echoed in her mind.
A fashion that is an echo of an earlier style.
Her resignation had echoes throughout the department.
Other Word Forms
Origin of echo
- Middle English from Old French from Latin ēchō from Greek ēkhō
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek Ἠχώ (Ēkhō, “sound”).