- to echo or ring with sound, as a place.
- to make an echoing sound, or sound loudly, as a metallic object: A gong resounded.
- to ring or be echoed, as sounds.
- to be celebrated or notably important: His name resounds in the pages of history.
- to reecho (a sound).
- to give forth or utter loudly.
- to proclaim loudly (praise, disapproval, etc.).
Origin of resound
- to sound again.
Origin of re-sound
Examples from the Web for resound
Historical Examples of resound
The horn will resound in welcome, the drawbridge will be lowered for us.The Dream
My book should smell of pines and resound with the hum of insects.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The whole place, behind the fence, appeared to bristle and resound.Pandora
The quiet room seemed to resound with the long reverberations of her question.The Reef
The musician causes it to resound because he contains a harmonic power.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4
- to ring or echo with sound; reverberatethe hall resounded with laughter
- to make a prolonged echoing noisethe trumpet resounded
- (of sounds) to echo or ring
- to be widely famoushis achievements resounded throughout India
Word Origin for resound
- to sound or cause to sound again