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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: resoner, from Latin resonare, from sonare 'to sound'

resound

verb
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds
re‧sound [intransitive]
1C if a place resounds with a sound, it is full of that sound
resound with
The stadium resounded with cheers.
resound to
By now, the whole room was resounding to the sound of the team's chants.
2CAPM if a sound such as a musical note resounds, it continues loudly and clearly for quite a long time [↪ resonate]
resound through/around etc
a horn resounding through the forest
3 formal to be mentioned or talked about a lot:
The war still resounds in the country's folklore.

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