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    echo - Dictionary definition and meaning for word echo

    Definition
    (noun) the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves
    Example Sentence
    • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps
    Definition
    (noun) (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained Definition
    (noun) a reply that repeats what has just been said Definition
    (noun) a reflected television or radio or radar beam Definition
    (noun) a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.
    Example Sentence
    • his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau
    • Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man
    Definition
    (noun) an imitation or repetition
    Example Sentence
    • the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life
    Definition
    (verb) to say again or imitate
    Synonyms : repeat
    Example Sentence
    • followers echoing the cries of their leaders
    Definition
    (verb) ring or echo with sound
    Synonyms : resound , reverberate , ring
    Example Sentence
    • the hall resounded with laughter
    Definition
    (verb) call to mind
    Synonyms : recall
    Example Sentence
    • His words echoed John F. Kennedy
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