Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To be filled with sound; reverberate: The schoolyard resounded with the laughter of children.
  • intransitive v. To make a loud, long, or reverberating sound: The music resounded through the hall.
  • intransitive v. To sound loudly; ring.
  • intransitive v. To become famous, celebrated, or extolled: Picasso—a name to resound for ages in art history.
  • transitive v. To send back (sound). See Synonyms at echo.
  • transitive v. To utter or emit loudly.
  • transitive v. To celebrate or praise, as in verse or song.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to sound again
  • v. to echo a sound
  • v. to reverberate with sound or noise
  • v. to make a reverberating sound

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Return of sound; echo.
  • intransitive v. To sound loudly.
  • intransitive v. To be filled with sound; to ring.
  • intransitive v. To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound.
  • intransitive v. To be mentioned much and loudly.
  • intransitive v. To echo or reverberate; to be resonant.
  • transitive v. To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to reverberate.
  • transitive v. To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To sound back; ring; echo; reverberate; be tilled with sound; sound by sympathetic vibration.
  • To sound loudly; give forth a loud sound.
  • To be echoed; be sent back, as sound.
  • To be much mentioned; be fumed.
  • To sound again; send back sound; echo.
  • To sound; praise or celebrate with the voice or the sound of instruments; extol with sounds; spread the fame of.
  • Synonyms To reecho, reverberate.
  • To sound again or repeatedly: as, to resound a note or a syllable.
  • To sound again: as, the trumpet sounded and resounded.
  • n. Return of sound; echo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. emit a noise
  • v. ring or echo with sound

Etymologies

Alteration (influenced by sound) of Middle English resounen, from Old French resoner, from Latin resonāre : re-, re- + sonāre, to sound.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
re- +‎ sound (Wiktionary)
From Middle English resownen, from Old French resoner, from Latin resonare ("sound again, resound, echo") (Wiktionary)

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