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Overview of noun echo

The noun echo has 6 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) echo, reverberation, sound reflection, replication

(the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves; "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps")

2. Echo

((Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained)

3. echo

(a reply that repeats what has just been said)

4. echo

(a reflected television or radio or radar beam)

5. echo

(a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.; "his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"; "Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man")

6. echo

(an imitation or repetition; "the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life")

Overview of verb echo

The verb echo has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (5) repeat, echo

(to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of their leaders")

2. (2) resound, echo, ring, reverberate

(ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter")

3. echo, recall

(call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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