reecho

or re-ech·o

[ ree-ek-oh ]
/ riˈɛk oʊ /

verb (used without object), re·ech·oed, re·ech·o·ing.

to echo back, as a sound.
to give back an echo; resound.

verb (used with object), re·ech·oed, re·ech·o·ing.

to echo back.
to repeat like an echo.

noun, plural re·ech·oes.

a repeated echo.

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Origin of reecho

First recorded in 1580–90; re- + echo

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British Dictionary definitions for re-echo

re-echo

/ (riːˈɛkəʊ) /

verb -oes, -oing or -oed

to echo (a sound that is already an echo); resound
(tr) to repeat like an echo
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Word Origin and History for re-echo

re-echo

v.

1580s, from re- + echo (v.). Related: Re-echoed; re-echoing.

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