Resound definition

rĭ-zound
To make a loud, prolonged, or reverberating sound.

The judge's gavel resounded in the courtroom.

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To echo or be filled with sound; reverberate.
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To make a loud, echoing, or prolonged sound.
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To be echoed; be repeated or prolonged.
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To be filled with sound; reverberate.

The schoolyard resounded with the laughter of children.

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To be celebrated; be extolled.

An act that resounded through the ages.

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To give back (sound); echo.
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To give forth, utter, or repeat loudly.
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To proclaim (praises, etc.)
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(intransitive) To sound again.
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To echo a sound.
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(intransitive) To reverberate with sound or noise.

The street resounded with the noise of the children's game.

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(intransitive) To make a reverberating sound.

The sound of the brass band resounded through the town.

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To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo.
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To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.
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To be talked about, celebrated, or extolled.

News that resounded throughout the nation.

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To send back (sound).
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To utter or emit loudly.
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To celebrate or praise, as in verse or song.
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Origin of resound

  • Alteration (influenced by sound) of Middle English resounen from Old French resoner from Latin resonāre re- re- sonāre to sound swen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English resownen, from Old French resoner, from Latin resonare (“sound again, resound, echo")

    From Wiktionary

  • re- +"Ž sound

    From Wiktionary