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
Examples of reverberate in a Sentence
Many European companies are international and so the global impact of tightening U.S. liquidity will reverberate on European markets.
Apple is a really big company, and having disappointed a little bit on the sales side of things, does tend to reverberate around the world in technology stocks.
We must publicly and candidly acknowledge the lasting damage of past sins – damage that continues to reverberate more than 150 years after the abolition of slavery.
Any rollback of liberal market access and Open Skies policies will reverberate across the whole world and will lead to retaliatory protectionism affecting all aspects of trade.
An evildoer may succeed in delivering injustice to the righteous; but the howl of protest from within his conscience will reverberate in the ears of his soul--for the rest of his life.
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