Definitions for echo

Definitions for (noun) echo

Main entry: echo

Definition: an imitation or repetition

Usage: the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life

Main entry: echo

Definition: a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.

Usage: his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau; Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man

Main entry: replication, reverberation, echo, sound reflection

Definition: the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

Usage: she could hear echoes of her own footsteps

Main entry: echo

Definition: a reflected television or radio or radar beam

Main entry: echo

Definition: a reply that repeats what has just been said

Main entry: Echo

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

Definitions for (verb) echo

Main entry: repeat, echo

Definition: to say again or imitate

Usage: followers echoing the cries of their leaders

Main entry: echo, resound, reverberate, ring

Definition: ring or echo with sound

Usage: the hall resounded with laughter

Main entry: recall, echo

Definition: call to mind

Usage: His words echoed John F. Kennedy

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