Verb: echo e-kow
Noun: echo (echoes) e-kow
- To say again or imitate
"followers echoing the cries of their leaders";
- Fill for a short time with sound and echoes
"the hall echoed with laughter";
- resound, ring, reverberate
- Call to mind
"His words echoed John F. Kennedy";
- The repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
"she could hear echoes of her own footsteps";
- reverberation, sound reflection, replication
- A reply that repeats what has just been said
- (electronics) a reflected television, radio or radar beam
- A close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.
"his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"; "Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man"
- An imitation or repetition
"the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life"
- (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained
Derived forms: echoed, echoes, echoing
Type of: analog [US], analogue, emit, go, imitation, let loose, let out, nymph, parallel, reflection, reflectivity, reflexion [Brit], reply, resemble, response, sound, utter
Encyclopedia: Echo, Ontario