HyperDic: echo

English > 9 senses of the word echo / Echo:
NOUNattributeecho, reverberation, sound reflection, replicationthe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
person Echo(Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained
communicationechoa reply that repeats what has just been said
attributeechoa reflected television or radio or radar beam
attributeechoa close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.
actechoan imitation or repetition
VERBcommunicationecho, repeatto say / say again or imitate
perceptionecho, resound, ring, reverberatering or echo with sound
stativeecho, recallcall to mind
echo / Echo > pronunciation
Soundseh'kow
RhymesAcapulco ... zydeco: 56 rhymes with kow...
English > echo: 9 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves.
Example"she could hear echoes of her own footsteps"
Synonymsreverberation, sound reflection, replication
Narrowerre-echoThe echo of an echo
Broaderreflection, reflexion, reflectivityThe ability to reflect beams or rays
Spanisheco, reverberación
Catalaneco, ressò, reverberació
Verbsechoring or echo with sound
echocall to mind
English > Echo: 9 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained.
CategoryGreek mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Greeks
Broadernymph(classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden
English > echo: 9 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA reply that repeats what has just been said.
NarrowerecholaliaAn infant's repetition of sounds uttered by others
Broaderreply, responseThe speech act of continuing a conversational exchange
Spanisheco
Catalaneco
Verbsechoto say / say again or imitate
English > echo: 9 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA reflected television or radio or radar beam.
CategoryelectronicsThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
Broaderreflection, reflexion, reflectivityThe ability to reflect beams or rays
English > echo: 9 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningA close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc..
Examples
  • "his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"
  • "Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man"
Broaderanalogue, analog, parallelSomething having the property of being analogous to something else
English > echo: 9 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningAn imitation or repetition.
Example"the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life"
Broaderimitationcopying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else
English > echo: 9 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningTo say / say again or imitate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"followers echoing the cries of their leaders"
Synonymrepeat
Narrowercuckoorepeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats / repeats his call
parrotrepeat mindlessly
reciterepeat aloud from memory
reechorepeat back like an echo
regurgitate, reproducerepeat after memorization
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Spanishhacer coro, recalcar, reiterar, repercutir, repetir, resonar
Catalanrecalcar, reiterar, repetir, ressonar
Nounsechoa reply that repeats what has just been said
English > echo: 9 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningring or echo with sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe woods echo with many kinds of birds
Synonymsresound, ring, reverberate
Narrowerbongring loudly and deeply
consonatesound in sympathy
reechorepeat or return an echo again or repeatedly
reechoecho repeatedly, echo again and again
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishresonar, retumbar, reverberar
Catalanressonar, retrunyir, reverberar, tocar
Nounsechothe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
English > echo: 9 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningCall to mind.
PatternSomething ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"His words echoed John F. Kennedy"
Synonymrecall
BroaderresembleAppear like
Spanishrecordar, sonar
Catalanfer recordar, sonar
Nounsechothe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

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