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Echo

noun

1) A sound reflected from an opposing surface and repeated to the ear of a listener; repercussion of sound; repetition of a sound.

2) Fig.: Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.

3) A wood or mountain nymph, regarded as repeating, and causing the reverberation of them.

4) A nymph, the daughter of Air and Earth, who, for love of Narcissus, pined away until nothing was left of her but her voice.

v. i.

1) To give an echo; to resound; to be sounded back; as, the hall echoed with acclamations.

v. t.

1) To send back (a sound); to repeat in sound; to reverberate.

2) To repeat with assent; to respond; to adopt.

Examples Sentences for

Echo

1) For he was only the last Echo of a break and transition in style, and NOT, like Mozart, the last Echo of a great European taste which had existed for centuries.
2) His wizened face broke into a broader smile, and the three young ladies laughed in musical Echo to his pleasantry, swaying their bodies to and fro, with nervous jerks of their shoulders.
3) Even the last faint Echo of the distant cart had long ago died away, afar.
4) Oliver had looked from one to the other, while these words were being spoken, as if he were bewildered, and could scarecely understand what passed; but when Bill Sikes concluded, he jumped suddenly to his feet, and tore wildly from the room: uttering shrieks for help, which made the bare old house Echo to the roof. ‘Keep back the dog, Bill!scried Nancy, springing before the door, and closing it, as the Jew and his two pupils darted out in pursuit.
5) For instance, we enjoy Homer once more: it is perhaps our happiest acquisition that we know how to appreciate Homer, whom men of distinguished culture (as the French of the seventeenth century, like Saint- Evremond, who reproached him for his ESPRIT VASTE, and even Voltaire, the last Echo of the century) cannot and could not so easily appropriateówhom they scarcely permitted themselves to enjoy.
6) Hundreds of people listen to me every week, but I always talk to one person alone—the one who hears my words Echo in his heart and who knows me like no other.
7) Feb 2008 : Echo Awards : Best Music Video
8) Before the sound of their footsteps had ceased to Echo through the house, the girl had slipped off her shoes; and drawing her gown loosely over her head, and muffling her arms in it, stood at the door, listening with breathless interest.
9) Hundreds of people listen to me every week, but I always talk to one person alone—the one who hears my words Echo in his heart and who knows me like no other.
10) In the writings of a recluse one always hears something of the Echo of the wilderness, something of the murmuring tones and timid vigilance of solitude; in his strongest words, even in his cry itself, there sounds a new and more dangerous kind of silence, of concealment.
11) 1991 - Gulf War : Operation Phase Echo - 540,000 American troops begin to leave the Persian Gulf
12) For instance, we enjoy Homer once more: it is perhaps our happiest acquisition that we know how to appreciate Homer, whom men of distinguished culture (as the French of the seventeenth century, like Saint- Evremond, who reproached him for his ESPRIT VASTE, and even Voltaire, the last Echo of the century) cannot and could not so easily appropriateówhom they scarcely permitted themselves to enjoy.
13) Before the sound of their footsteps had ceased to Echo through the house, the girl had slipped off her shoes; and drawing her gown loosely over her head, and muffling her arms in it, stood at the door, listening with breathless interest.
14) The myriad noises of the jungle seemed far distant and hushed to a mere Echo of blurred sounds, rising and falling like the surf upon a remote shore.
15) Even as a child, his is a voice in Echo of his father's and indeed, he has been so educated that he can see nothing wrong with this kind of unthinking acceptance.
16) Madra must have hung up the phone because her ringtone started to Echo in my room again as I smashed picture frame after picture frame on the floor.
17) THE DISAPPOINTED ONE SPEAKSóëI listened for the Echo and I heard only praiseî. 100.
18) The myriad noises of the jungle seemed far distant and hushed to a mere Echo of blurred sounds, rising and falling like the surf upon a remote shore.
19) THE DISAPPOINTED ONE SPEAKSóëI listened for the Echo and I heard only praiseî. 100.
20) It is thus the only one of Charlotte’s novels to sound a semi-tragic note – though the end of Jane Eyre is ominously overshadowed by an Echo of the spiritual absolutism of St John Rivers, who is allowed the last word now that he no longer poses an actual threat.
21) All nature was so still that she, lying with her ear close to the ground, could distinctly trace the sound of their tread, as they ultimately turned into the road, and presently the faint Echo of the old cart-wheels, the halting gait of the lean nag, told her that her enemy was a quarter of a league away.
22) 1998 -RRB- , has a rising intonation for Echo or declarative questions -LRB- He found it on the street ? -RRB-
23) He was signed by Decca in 2001 and since then has released six solo recital CDs on the Decca label : Rossini Arias , which won the 2003 Cannes Classical Award ; Una furtiva lagrima , which won the 2004 Cannes Classical Award ; Great Tenor Arias which won the 2005 Echo Klassik award for the best arias and duets recital ; Sentimiento Latino ; Arias for Rubini and most recently , Bel Canto Spectacular
24) Just as a mountain keeps an Echo inside itself, I hold the voice of Shams within.
25) But it was a victory! That is why I have remained loyal to Kurtz to the last, and even beyond, when a long time after I heard once more, not his own voice, but the Echo of his magnificent eloquence thrown to me from a soul as translucently pure as a cliff of crystal
26) Liverpool Echo - 12th November 2007
27) For he was only the last Echo of a break and transition in style, and NOT, like Mozart, the last Echo of a great European taste which had existed for centuries.
28) His parents eventually divorced , mainly due to financial problems , and LaBeouf had what he has described as a `` good childhood ' , growing up poor with his mother , who worked selling fabrics and brooches in Echo Park , Los Angeles , California
29) It is thus the only one of Charlotte’s novels to sound a semi-tragic note – though the end of Jane Eyre is ominously overshadowed by an Echo of the spiritual absolutism of St John Rivers, who is allowed the last word now that he no longer poses an actual threat.
30) Even as a child, his is a voice in Echo of his father's and indeed, he has been so educated that he can see nothing wrong with this kind of unthinking acceptance.