noun, plural ech·oes.
verb (used without object), ech·oed, ech·o·ing.
verb (used with object), ech·oed, ech·o·ing.
Origin of echo
Synonyms for echo
Related Words for echoimitation, reverberation, repetition, reflection, parallel, respond, reiterate, recall, resound, reflect, mirror, reverberate, ring, ringing, rebound, reiteration, repercussion, reproduction, answer, reply
Examples from the Web for echo
Contemporary Examples of echo
I hope I can be forgiven for finding this echo more than merely coincidental.Meet Moses the Swashbuckling Israelite
December 14, 2014
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
December 4, 2014
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.
Historical Examples of echo
Too much that Tillie poured out to her found an echo in her own breast.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The effect of so strange an echo on David may better be imagined than described.The Last of the Mohicans
James Fenimore Cooper
And the echo of our laughter was as if the spirits laughed, behind our backs.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
He was surprised to hear his question repeated, not as an echo, but by another.Welsh Fairy Tales
William Elliott Griffis
The echo of his hidden thought made it easier for him to go on.The Incomplete Amorist
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.