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Meaning of RESOUND

Pronunciation:  ri'zawnd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  emit a noise
  2. [v]  ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
 

RESOUND is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: echo, make noise, noise, reverberate, ring
 
 See Also: backfire, blare, blast, bong, brattle, clack, clatter, claxon, clitter, consonate, crackle, creak, crunch, drown out, go, honk, howl, hum, jangle, jingle, jinglejangle, purl, racket, reecho, ring out, roar, scranch, scraunch, screak, scream, screech, sizzle, skreak, sound, squeak, stridulate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*sound"\ (r?*zound"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
    {Resounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resounding}.] [OE. resounen,
    OF. resoner, F. r['e]sonner, from L. resonare; pref. re- re-
    + sonare to sound, sonus sound. See {Sound} to make a noise.]
    1. To sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far.
    
    2. To be filled with sound; to ring; as, the woods resound
       with song.
    
    3. To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound. ``Common fame . .
       . resounds back to them again.'' --South.
    
    4. To be mentioned much and loudly. --Milton.
    
    5. To echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth
       resounded with his praise.
    
    
  2. \Re*sound"\, v. t.
    1. To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to
       reverberate.
    
             Albion's cliffs resound the rur??ay.  --Pope.
    
    2. To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of
       instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.
    
             The man for wisdom's various arts renowned, Long
             exercised in woes, O muse, resound.   --Pope.
    
    Syn: To echo; re["e]cho; reverberate; sound.
    
    
  3. \Re*sound"\, n.
    Return of sound; echo. --Beaumont.
    
    
 

 

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