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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resound, echo, ring, reverberateverb

    ring or echo with sound

    "the hall resounded with laughter"

  2. make noise, resound, noiseverb

    emit a noise


  1. resoundverb

    to sound again

  2. resoundverb

    to echo a sound

  3. resoundverb

    to reverberate with sound or noise

    The street resounded with the noise of the children's game.

  4. resoundverb

    to make a reverberating sound

    The sound of the brass band resounded through the town'.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Resoundverb

    Etymology: resono, Lat. resonner, Fr.

    The sweet finger of Israel with his psaltery loudly resounded the innumerable benefits of the Almighty Creator. Henry Peacham.

    The sound of hymns, wherewith thy throne
    Incompass’d shall resound thee ever blest. John Milton.

    The man, for wisdom’s various arts renown’d,
    Long exercis’d in woes, oh muse! resound. Alexander Pope.

    With other echo late I taught your shades,
    To answer and resound far other song. John Milton.

  2. To Resoundverb

    To be echoed back.

    What resounds in fable or romance of Uther’s sons. John Milton.

    What is common fame, which sounds from all quarters of the world, and resounds back to them again, but generally a loud, rattling, impudent lye? Robert South, Sermons.


  1. resound

    Resound refers to the act of echoing or filling a space with sound. It can also mean to loudly express or celebrate something or be noticeably apparent or impactful. In terms of an auditory context, it describes a sound or noise that is loud and clear, reverberating or being heard again.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resoundverb

    to sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far

  2. Resoundverb

    to be filled with sound; to ring; as, the woods resound with song

  3. Resoundverb

    to be echoed; to be sent back, as sound

  4. Resoundverb

    to be mentioned much and loudly

  5. Resoundverb

    to echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth resounded with his praise

  6. Resoundverb

    to throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to reverberate

  7. Resoundverb

    to praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of

  8. Resoundnoun

    return of sound; echo

  9. Etymology: [OE. resounen, OF. resoner, F. rsonner, from L. resonare; pref. re- re- + sonare to sound, sonus sound. See Sound to make a noise.]


  1. Resound

    Resound is the first album released by the Norwegian electronica project Ugress. It was released on Tuba records/Port Azur in 2002.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resound

    rē-zownd′, v.t. to sound back: to echo: to praise or celebrate with sound: to spread the fame of.—v.i. to be sent back or echoed: to echo: to sound loudly: to be much mentioned.—ns. Resound′; Resound′er, a monotelephone.

Editors Contribution

  1. resound

    "Does it ring a bell and remind u of something u can relate to..."

    Submitted by anonymous on June 13, 2019  

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  1. unrosed

  2. sounder

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resound in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resound in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of resound in a Sentence

  1. Chief Financial Officer Anders Boyer:

    In general, the stronger dollar is positive for GN Store Nord and especially for ReSound. Looking into 2016, we expect a three-digit million contribution to the bottom line( in Danish crowns), netcom however, has more expenses in dollars than income, and therefore reacts negatively on the strengthened currency.

  2. Dr. Jose P. Rizal:

    Fame to be sweet must resound in the ears of those we love, in the atmosphere of the land that will guard our ashes. Fame should hover over our tomb to warm with its heat the chill of death, so that we may not be completely reduced to nothingness, that something of us may survive! (Noli Me Tangere)

  3. Oprah Winfrey:

    Before you agree to do anything that might add even the smallest amount of stress to your life, ask yourself What is my truest intention Give yourself time to let a yes resound within you. When it's right, I guarantee that your entire body will feel it.

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