Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To make a loud, prolonged, or reverberating sound: synonym: echo.
  • intransitive verb To be filled with sound; reverberate.
  • intransitive verb To be talked about, celebrated, or extolled.
  • intransitive verb To send back (sound).
  • intransitive verb To utter or emit loudly.
  • intransitive verb To celebrate or praise, as in verse or song.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To sound again or repeatedly: as, to resound a note or a syllable.
  • To sound again: as, the trumpet sounded and resounded.
  • noun Return of sound; echo.
  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb intransitive to sound again
  • verb transitive to echo a sound
  • verb intransitive to reverberate with sound or noise
  • verb intransitive to make a reverberating sound

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

  • verb emit a noise
  • verb ring or echo with sound

Etymologies

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

[Alteration (influenced by sound) of Middle English resounen, from Old French resoner, from Latin resonāre : re-, re- + sonāre, to sound; see swen- in Indo-European roots.]

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re- +‎ sound

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English resownen, from Old French resoner, from Latin resonare ("sound again, resound, echo")

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