from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To exhibit or produce resonance or resonant effects.
- intransitive v. To evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief: "It is a demonology [that] seems to resonate among secular and religious voters alike” ( Tamar Jacoby).
- intransitive v. To correspond closely or harmoniously: "Symbolism matters, especially if the symbols resonate with the larger message” ( William Greider).
- transitive v. To cause to resound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To vibrate or sound, especially in response to another vibration.
- v. To have an effect or impact; to influence; to engender support.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To resound.
- In electricity, to respond to electric oscillations of a given frequency. Used transitively in the extract.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be received or understood
- v. sound with resonance
Latin resonāre, resonāt-; see resound.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin resonatio, from resonāre, present active infinitive of resonō. (Wiktionary)