echo


echo
ech|o1 [ `ekou ] verb **
1. ) intransitive if a noise echoes, it is repeated because the sound hits a surface and returns:
echo around/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 ) echo with if a place echoes with a particular sound, it is filled with that sound:
The theater echoed with laughter.
c ) echo in your mind/head if something that you have heard echoes in your mind, you seem to keep hearing it
2. ) transitive to say the same words that someone else has said
a ) 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.
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.
ech|o2 [ `ekou ] (plural ech|oes) noun count *
1. ) a noise that is repeated because the sound hits a surface and returns:
the echo of footsteps in the alley
2. ) an idea or phrase that is like one that has been expressed before:
His argument contains clear echoes of 1980s free-market philosophy.
a ) something that is very like a thing that happened or was produced before:
the violence of the past and its recent echoes
b ) find an echo (in) if an idea finds an echo in a group or country, people there agree with it

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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