Verb: reverberate ri'vur-bu,reyt
- Fill for a short time with sound and echoes
"the hall reverberated with laughter";
- resound, echo, ring
- Have a long or continuing effect
"The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
- Be reflected as heat, sound,, light or shock waves
"the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
- (acoustics) to throw or bend back (from a surface)
"Sound is reverberated well in this auditorium";
- Move back in a roughly opposite direction after an impact
"The rubber ball reverberated";
- bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, ricochet
- Treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace
Derived forms: reverberates, reverberating, reverberated
Type of: bound, die hard, endure, go, jump, leap, persist, prevail, process, run, sound, spring, treat