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resonate

[ rez-uh-neyt ]
/ 藞r蓻z 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used without object), res路o路nat路ed, res路o路nat路ing.
to resound.
to act as a resonator; exhibit resonance.
Electronics. to reinforce oscillations because the natural frequency of the device is the same as the frequency of the source.
to amplify vocal sound by the sympathetic vibration of air in certain cavities and bony structures.
to produce a positive feeling, emotional response, or opinion: an issue that clearly resonates with members of our community; a poem that resonates for me.
verb (used with object), res路o路nat路ed, res路o路nat路ing.
to cause to resound.
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Origin of resonate

1870鈥75; <Latin reson膩tus, past participle of reson膩re to resound; see -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM resonate

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British Dictionary definitions for resonate

resonate
/ (藞r蓻z蓹藢ne瑟t) /

verb
to resound or cause to resound; reverberate
(of a mechanical system, electrical circuit, chemical compound, etc) to exhibit or cause to exhibit resonance
(intr often foll by with) to be understood or receive a sympathetic responsethemes which will resonate with voters
(intr: foll by with) to be filled withsimple words that seem to resonate with mystery and beauty

Derived forms of resonate

resonation, noun

Word Origin for resonate

C19: from Latin reson膩re
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