- to sound again.
Origin of re-sound
- 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
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Examples from the Web for resounded
The three were brought forth into the yard, together, as it resounded through the air.Barnaby Rudge
The pulpit of St. Saturnin resounded with his bursts of eloquence.Doctor Pascal
"That's your zort, measter Tiller," resounded from all the voices round the table.The English Spy
Asia resounded with the insurrection of the Jews, and the massacre of the Seljuks.Alroy
The uncle immediately whistled so loud that it resounded from all sides.Heidi
- 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
C14: from Old French resoner, from Latin resonāre to sound again
- to sound or cause to sound again
Word Origin and History for resounded
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