verb (used without object), res·o·nat·ed, res·o·nat·ing.
verb (used with object), res·o·nat·ed, res·o·nat·ing.
- resonant cavity,
- resonant circuit,
- resonant-jet engine,
Origin of resonate
Examples from the Web for resonate
If history is a guide, Huckabee will need to resonate with more than just the faithful if he is to win.
Over the past year, it seems as though transgender issues have finally begun to resonate with the public consciousness.
Each campaign is convinced that its characterization of its opponent is accurate and will resonate with the electorate.The Bruce Braley-Joni Ernst Race Is Iowa’s Ugliest Senate Campaign Ever|Ben Jacobs|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first criticism, though, will resonate outside the right wing, and, well, for good reason.‘No Drama’ Obama Finally Takes Charge and Sacks Shinseki|Michael Tomasky|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We tried to figure out the images that were really going to resonate, that really have a place in our history.O.J., Martha, Jagger, and Manson: Capturing Celebrities in the Dock|Justin Jones|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The case must be strong enough to counteract the tension of the strings and yet light enough to allow the sound to resonate.Harpsichords and Clavichords|Cynthia A. Hoover
These are questions that resonate loudly in today's political discourse and in the beliefs of very many people.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
Word Origin for resonate
1873, from Latin resonatus, past participle of resonare "to sound again" (see resonance). Literal at first; figurative sense, of feelings, emotions, etc., by 1978. Related: Resonated; resonating.