noun, plural ech·oes.
verb (used without object), ech·oed, ech·o·ing.
verb (used with object), ech·oed, ech·o·ing.
- echo boomer,
- echo chamber,
- echo check,
- echo diplacusis,
- echo plate
Origin of echo
Examples from the Web for echo
I hope I can be forgiven for finding this echo more than merely coincidental.
Later in an Echo of Moscow interview Kadyrov said that the operation would be over in 20 minutes.Fierce Fighting in Grozny Raises Specter of ISIS Influence in Russia|Anna Nemtsova|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does Venediktov have any hope that Echo of Moscow will survive this battle?
Echo has documented all the crises of the post-Perestroika era, wars, conflicts, scandals, and protests.
To the millions of Russians who listen to Echo both on the radio and online, the idea of life without Echo is unthinkable.
This the Echo, with very little hesitation, repeated in duplicate as usual.
She blushed at the snare the echo of his words had led her into.Mr. Claghorn's Daughter|Hilary Trent
Gud reached over and picked up the nothing which he had thought was the echo of a voice.The Book of Gud|Dan Spain
On they walked upon the gloomy track, the silence only broken by the echo of their own footfalls.Jack Harkaway and His Son's Escape From the Brigand's of Greece|Bracebridge Hemyng
He called the names first of one, and then another, but the only answer he received was the echo of his own voice.Fire Cloud|Samuel Fletcher
noun plural -oes
- the reflection of sound or other radiation by a reflecting medium, esp a solid object
- the sound so reflected
- the signal reflected by a radar target
- the trace produced by such a signal on a radar screen
verb -oes, -oing or -oed
Word Origin for echo
mid-14c., from Latin echo, from Greek echo, personified as a mountain nymph, from or related to ekhe "sound," ekhein "to resound," from PIE root *swagh- "to resound" (cf. Sanskrit vagnuh "sound," Latin vagire "to cry," Old English swogan "to resound"). Related: Echoes.
1550s, from echo (n.). Related: Echoed; echoing.