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

  • intransitive verb To sound back or reverberate.
  • intransitive verb To echo back; repeat.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The echo of an echo; a second or repeated echo.
  • 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.

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

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

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

  • verb To reverberate
  • noun A second or subsequent echo

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

  • noun the echo of an echo
  • verb echo repeatedly, echo again and again
  • verb repeat back like an echo
  • verb repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back


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