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ˈrɛz əˌneɪtres·onate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resonate, vibrateverb

    sound with resonance

    "The sound resonates well in this theater"

  2. resonate, come acrossverb

    be received or understood


  1. resonateverb

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

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

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

  2. resonateverb

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

    His words resonated with the crowd.

    Etymology: 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.

Editors Contribution

  1. resonate

    To share a belief, feeling, knowing or understanding with a person.

    Her words did resonate with me and I could understand why she felt the way she did.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 8, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resonate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resonate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of resonate in a Sentence

  1. Paul Crichard:

    You need to create an emotional bond with people over security, make it resonate with them,You need to talk in a language they understand, whether that be risk, revenue, compliance, the impact on them personally – whatever it is, you need to make that connection

  2. Stu Rothenberg:

    Those themes could resonate with his base, but he needs to expand beyond that to win. He's got to change the opinion of swing voters, in a few months, we are still going to be in a deep hole. And a lot of them don't like his style ... his divisiveness.

  3. Stefan Pollack:

    While millennials share this trait, they straddle the world where traditional channels and messaging can still resonate.

  4. Clinton Sanders:

    Yes, I'm stunned, look, we have a message that I believed from day one was going to resonate with the American people. ... Did I think (the issues) would resonate as quickly as they have? The answer is no.

  5. Daniel Bekele:

    The transfer of Dominic Ongwen to the ICC is a major step for those affected by the LRA's long history of crimes, all eyes will now be on the ICC to deliver fair, meaningful justice that will resonate with the LRA's victims.

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