HyperDic: reverberate

English > 6 senses of the word reverberate:
VERBperceptionreverberate, resound, echo, ringring or echo with sound
stativereverberatehave a long or continuing effect
perceptionreverberatebe reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves
perceptionreverberate, reflectto throw or bend back (from a surface)
motionreverberate, bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, ricochetspring back
changereverberatetreat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace
reverberate > pronunciation
Soundsrihver'beraht; rihver'bereyt
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > reverberate: 6 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningring or echo with sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe woods reverberate with many kinds of birds
Synonymsresound, echo, ring
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
Adjectivesreverberanthaving a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected
reverberativecharacterized by resonance
Nounsreverberancehaving the character of a loud deep sound
reverberationthe repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
English > reverberate: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave a long or continuing effect.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
Broaderprevail, persist, die hard, run, endureContinue to exist
Nounsreverberationa remote or indirect consequence of some action
English > reverberate: 6 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningBe reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
Broaderreflect, reverberateTo throw or bend back (from a surface)
Similar toreflect, reverberateTo throw or bend back (from a surface)
Adjectivesreverberanthaving a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected
English > reverberate: 6 senses > verb 4, perception
MeaningTo throw or bend back (from a surface).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymreflect
CategoryacousticsThe study of the physical properties of sound
NarrowermirrorReflect as if in a mirror
reverberateBe reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves
Similar toreverberateBe reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves
Spanishreflejar, reverberar
Catalanreflectir
Adjectivesreverberanthaving a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected
English > reverberate: 6 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningspring back; spring away from an impact.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsbounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, ricochet
Narrowercaromrebound after hitting
kick back, recoil, kickspring back, as from a forceful thrust
skip, bound offbound off one point after another
Broaderjump, leap, bound, springMove forward by leaps and bounds
Spanishrebotar
Catalanrebotar, rebotre
English > reverberate: 6 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningtreat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"reverberate ore"
Broaderprocess, treatsubject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition

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