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

  • intransitive v. To sound back or reverberate.
  • transitive v. To echo back; repeat. See Synonyms at echo.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To reverberate
  • n. A second or subsequent echo

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The echo of an echo; a repeated or second echo.
  • intransitive v. To give echoes; to return back, or be reverberated, as an echo; to resound; to be resonant.
  • transitive v. To echo back; to reverberate again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To echo back; sound back or reverberate again.
  • To echo back; return; send back: repeat; reverberate again: as, the hills reëcho the roar of cannon.
  • n. The echo of an echo; a second or repeated echo.

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

  • n. the echo of an echo
  • v. echo repeatedly, echo again and again
  • v. repeat back like an echo
  • v. repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back


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