echo

I UK [ˈekəʊ] / US [ˈekoʊ] verb
Word forms "echo":
present tense I/you/we/they echo he/she/it echoes present participle echoing past tense echoed past participle echoed
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1) [intransitive] if a noise echoes, it is repeated because the sound hits a surface and returns
echo around/round/through:

Her question echoed around the room.

echo across:

The howl of a coyote echoed across the canyon.

a) if a building, space, or room echoes, noises are repeated there because it is large and empty

She led him along deserted echoing corridors.

b) if a place echoes with a particular sound, it is filled with that sound
echo with:

The theatre echoed with laughter.

2)
a) [transitive] to express the ideas or feelings that someone else has expressed

Her feelings are echoed by other parents whose kids have left home.

Blake echoed the views of many players.

b) to say the same words that someone else has said
3) [transitive] to repeat a quality or situation

The Victorian theme is echoed in the furnishings.

This pattern of increased sales was echoed across Europe.

echo in your mind/head — if something that you have heard echoes in your mind, you seem to keep hearing it


II UK [ˈekəʊ] / US [ˈekoʊ] noun [countable]
Word forms "echo":
singular echo plural echoes
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1) a noise that is repeated because the sound hits a surface and returns

the echo of footsteps in the alley

2)
a) an idea or phrase that is like one that has been expressed before

His argument contains clear echoes of 1980s free-market philosophy.

b) something that is very like a thing that happened or was produced before

the violence of the past and its recent echoes

find an echo (in) — if an idea finds an echo in a group or country, people there agree with it


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