resound, echo, ring, reverberate(verb)
ring or echo with sound
"the hall resounded with laughter"
have a long or continuing effect
"The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves
"the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
to throw or bend back (from a surface)
"Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet(verb)
spring back; spring away from an impact
"The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace
to ring with many echos
to have a lasting effect
to repeatedly return
to rebound or recoil
to shine or reflect (from a surface, etc.)
to shine or glow (on something) with reflected light
Origin: * From verbero.
driven back, as sound; reflected
to return or send back; to repel or drive back; to echo, as sound; to reflect, as light, as light or heat
to send or force back; to repel from side to side; as, flame is reverberated in a furnace
hence, to fuse by reverberated heat
to resound; to echo
to be driven back; to be reflected or repelled, as rays of light; to be echoed, as sound
Origin: [L. reverberatus, p. p. of reverberare to strike back, repel; pref. re- re- + verberare to lash, whip, beat, fr. verber a lash, whip, rod.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-vėr′bėr-āt, v.t. to send back, echo: to reflect: to drive from side to side: to fuse.—v.i. to echo: to resound: to bound back: to be repelled: to use heat, as in the fusion of metals.—v.t. Reverb′ (Shak.).—adj. Rever′berant, resounding, beating back.—n. Reverberā′tion, the reflection of sound, &c.—adj. Rever′berātive.—n. Rever′berātor.—adj. Rever′berātory.—Reverberatory furnace, a furnace in which the flame is reflected on the substance to be burned. [L.,—re-, back, verberāre, -ātum, to beat—verber, a lash.]
The numerical value of reverberate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of reverberate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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