resound

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From re- +‎ sound.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹiːˈsaʊnd/
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VerbEdit

resound (third-person singular simple present resounds, present participle resounding, simple past and past participle resounded)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To echo (a sound) or again sound.
    • 1992, Health Devices, volume 21, page 117:
      Any new alarms, from any patient, will resound the alarm tone.
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NounEdit

resound (plural resounds)

  1. An echoing or reverberating sound.
    • 1932, Grantland Rice, Harford Powel, The Omnibus of Sport (page 370)
      Presently, out of the turmoil, the fighting of horses, the resound of blows, the murky cloud of dust and sand, he crawled, in time to see the Corinthian and Byzantine go on down the course after Ben-Hur, who had not been an instant delayed.

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English resownen, from Old French resoner, from Latin resonāre (sound again, resound, echo)

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VerbEdit

resound (third-person singular simple present resounds, present participle resounding, simple past and past participle resounded)

  1. (intransitive) To reverberate with sound or noise.
    The street resounded with the noise of the children's game.
  2. (intransitive) To make a reverberating sound.
    The sound of the brass band resounded through the town.
  3. (intransitive) To be much mentioned.
  4. (transitive) To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo.
    • 1709 May, Alexander Pope, “Pastorals. Spring. The First Pastoral, or Damon. []”, in Poetical Miscellanies: The Sixth Part. [], London: [] Jacob Tonson, [], OCLC 1029666000, page 723:
      Let Vernal Airs thro' trembling Oſiers play, / And Albion’s Cliffs reſound the Rural Lay.
  5. (transitive) To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.
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