Definitions for: Resound


[v] emit a noise
[v] ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"



Webster (1913) Definition: Re*sound" (r?*zound"), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Resounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Resounding.] [OE. resounen,
OF. resoner, F. r['e]sonner, from L. resonare; pref. re- re-
+ sonare to sound, sonus sound. See Sound to make a noise.]
1. To sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far.

2. To be filled with sound; to ring; as, the woods resound
with song.

3. To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound. ``Common fame . .
. resounds back to them again.'' --South.

4. To be mentioned much and loudly. --Milton.

5. To echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth
resounded with his praise.


Re*sound", v. t.
1. To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to
reverberate.

Albion's cliffs resound the rur??ay. --Pope.

2. To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of
instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.

The man for wisdom's various arts renowned, Long
exercised in woes, O muse, resound. --Pope.

Syn: To echo; re["e]cho; reverberate; sound.


Re*sound", n.
Return of sound; echo. --Beaumont.

Synonyms: echo, make noise, noise, reverberate, ring

See Also: backfire, blare, blast, bong, brattle, clack, clatter, claxon, clitter, consonate, crackle, creak, crunch, drown out, go, honk, howl, hum, jangle, jingle, jinglejangle, purl, racket, reecho, ring out, roar, scranch, scraunch, screak, scream, screech, sizzle, skreak, sound, squeak, stridulate

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