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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of resonare; RESOUND

resonate

verb
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds
res‧o‧nate [intransitive]
1 if something such as an event or a message resonates, it seems important or good to people, or continues to do this
resonate with
an idea that resonates with many voters
2C to make a deep loud clear sound that continues for a long time [↪ resound]:
The music resonated through the streets.
3C to make a sound that is produced as a reaction to another sound

resonate with something

phrasal verb
1 formal to be full of a particular meaning or quality:
literature that resonates with biblical imagery
2C to be full of a particular sound:
a hall resonating with laughter

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