1 intr. (often foll. by with) (of a place) ring or echo (the hall resounded with laughter).
2 intr. (of a voice, instrument, sound, etc.) produce echoes; go on sounding; fill the place with sound.
3 intr. a (of fame, a reputation, etc.) be much talked of. b (foll. by through) produce a sensation (the call resounded through Europe).
4 tr. (often foll. by of) proclaim or repeat loudly (the praises) of a person or thing (resounded the praises of Greece).
5 tr. (of a place) re-echo (a sound).
Etymology: ME f. RE- + SOUND(1) v., after OF resoner or L resonare: see RESONANT

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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