Definition of "echoed" []

  • The reflection of sound or other radiation by a reflecting medium, esp a solid object (noun)
  • The sound so reflected (noun)
  • A repetition or imitation, esp an unoriginal reproduction of another's opinions (noun)
  • Something that evokes memories, esp of a particular style or era (noun)
  • An effect that continues after the original cause has disappeared; repercussion (noun)
  • A person who copies another, esp one who obsequiously agrees with another's opinions (noun)
  • The signal reflected by a radar target (noun)
  • The trace produced by such a signal on a radar screen (noun)
  • The repetition of certain sounds or syllables in a verse line (noun)
  • The quiet repetition of a musical phrase (noun)
  • A manual or stop on an organ that controls a set of quiet pipes that give the illusion of sounding at a distance (noun)
  • An electronic effect in recorded music that adds vibration or resonance (noun)
  • To resound or cause to resound with an echo (verb)
  • (of sounds) to repeat or resound by echoes; reverberate (verb)
  • (of persons) to repeat (words, opinions, etc), in imitation, agreement, or flattery (verb)
  • (of things) to resemble or imitate (another style, earlier model, etc) (verb)
  • (of a computer) to display (a character) on the screen of a visual display unit as a response to receiving that character from a keyboard entry (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of echo. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "echoed" in a sentence
  • "It is no quirk that the avid reader of James Joyce and a qualified linguist, atomic physicist Murray Gell-Mann, chose quark over quork, based on the phrase "Three quarks for Muster Mark" in "Finnegan's Wake," because he had found there were three kinds of quarks in a proton and the word echoed the phrase "three quarts for Mister" elsewhere in the novel "Dairy Daring: Quark," Week in Words, Jan. 21."
  • "The phrase echoed in my head; I thought of Beckett's Waiting For Godot."
  • "My name echoed from his lips like a prayer, murmured in gentle refrain."
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