Definitions for resonateˈrɛz əˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

res•o•nateˈrɛz əˌneɪt(v.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to resound.

  2. to act as a resonator; exhibit resonance.

  3. to amplify vocal sound by the sympathetic vibration of air in certain cavities and bony structures.

    Category: Medicine

  4. (v.t.)to cause to resound.

Origin of resonate:

1870–75; < L resonātus, ptp. of resonāre to resound ; see -ate1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. resonate, vibrate(verb)

    sound with resonance

    "The sound resonates well in this theater"

  2. resonate, come across(verb)

    be received or understood


  1. resonate(Verb)

    To vibrate or sound, especially in response to another vibration.

    The books on top of the piano resonate when he plays certain notes.

  2. resonate(Verb)

    To have an effect or impact; to influence; to engender support.

    His words resonated with the crowd.

  3. Origin: From resonatio, from resonare, present active infinitive of resono.


  1. Resonate

    Resonate is Sonicflood's second studio album, and third release overall. It was released in 2001 and has a very different line-up from their first two albums.


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