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Definition of "resound" [re•sound]

  • To be filled with sound; reverberate: The schoolyard resounded with the laughter of children. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a loud, long, or reverberating sound: The music resounded through the hall. (verb-intransitive)
  • To sound loudly; ring. (verb-intransitive)
  • To become famous, celebrated, or extolled: Picasso—a name to resound for ages in art history. (verb-intransitive)
  • To send back (sound). See Synonyms at echo. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resound" in a sentence
  • "Moslems and made their name resound throughout Africa, even to the shores of Asia."
  • "Her grass-grown streets will once again resound with traffic."
  • "There lies in it a truth, a beauty, and a grandeur which I am convinced will make his name resound through many lands!"