resounding

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Resound \Re*sound"\ (r?*zound"), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Resounded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Resounding}.] [OE. resounen, OF. resoner, F. r['e]sonner, from L. resonare; pref. re- re- + sonare to sound, sonus sound. See {Sound} to make a noise.]

1. To sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far.

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

3. To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound. "Common fame . . . resounds back to them again." --South.

4. To be mentioned much and loudly. --Milton.

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

resounding

adjective

1: characterized by resonance; "a resonant voice"; "hear the rolling thunder" [syn: {resonant}, {resonating}, {resounding}, {reverberating}, {reverberative}]


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