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re-sound

[ree-sound] /riˈsaʊnd/
verb (used with or without object)
1.
to sound again.
Origin of re-sound
1895-1900
1895-1900; re- + sound1
Can be confused
re-sound, resound.

resound

[ri-zound] /rɪˈzaʊnd/
verb (used without object)
1.
to echo or ring with sound, as a place.
2.
to make an echoing sound, or sound loudly, as a metallic object:
A gong resounded.
3.
to ring or be echoed, as sounds.
4.
to be celebrated or notably important:
His name resounds in the pages of history.
verb (used with object)
5.
to reecho (a sound).
6.
to give forth or utter loudly.
7.
to proclaim loudly (praise, disapproval, etc.).
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English resounen < Middle French resoner < Latin resonāre, equivalent to re- re- + sonāre to sound1
Can be confused
rebound, redound, resound.
re-sound, resound.
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Examples from the Web for resounded
Historical Examples
  • The fame of Pickett's charge on the right has resounded through the world.

    Reminiscences of a Rebel Wayland Fuller Dunaway
  • The pulpit of St. Saturnin resounded with his bursts of eloquence.

    Doctor Pascal Emile Zola
  • But scarcely had the sound ceased, than the cry to help him, which had already struck the ear of the partisan, resounded again.

    The Flying Horseman Gustave Aimard
  • "That's your zort, measter Tiller," resounded from all the voices round the table.

    The English Spy Bernard Blackmantle
  • In seeing Royalty abolished and the Republic established, all France has resounded with unanimous plaudits.

  • Asia resounded with the insurrection of the Jews, and the massacre of the Seljuks.

    Alroy Benjamin Disraeli
  • Suddenly she was interrupted by the tones of a piano, that resounded in her immediate vicinity.

    Queen Hortense L. Mhlbach
  • All Rome resounded with the jubilations of the retainers of the house of Borgia.

    Lucretia Borgia Ferdinand Gregorovius
  • Shrieks, lamentations, and oaths, resounded in the wildest confusion.

  • All London resounded with the clash of parties and opinions.

British Dictionary definitions for resounded

resound

/rɪˈzaʊnd/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to ring or echo with sound; reverberate: the hall resounded with laughter
2.
to make a prolonged echoing noise: the trumpet resounded
3.
(of sounds) to echo or ring
4.
to be widely famous: his achievements resounded throughout India
Word Origin
C14: from Old French resoner, from Latin resonāre to sound again

re-sound

/riːˈsaʊnd/
verb
1.
to sound or cause to sound again
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Word Origin and History for resounded

resound

v.

late 14c., resownen, from Old French resoner "reverberate" (12c., Modern French résonner), from Latin resonare "sound again, resound, echo," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + sonare "to sound" (see sonata). Spelling influenced from mid-15c. by sound (v.). Related: Resounded; resounding.

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