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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.

Example Sentences for

Echo

1) 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.
2) 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.
3) 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.
4) 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.
5) 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.
6) The commercial corridor along Riverside Drive ceased to exist , and the freeway served to effectively isolate Elysian Valley from other local communities , such as Echo Park and Silver Lake
7) 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.
8) 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.
9) When they are gay, the waves Echo their gaiety; but when they are sad, then every breaker, as it rolls, seems to bring additional sadness, and to speak to us of hopelessness and of the pettiness of all our joys.
10) 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.
11) 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.
12) Its power threaded through my mind, spiderwebs, Echo of night terrors, trying to communicate, trying to destroy me, I couldn't know.
13) 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.
14) THE DISAPPOINTED ONE SPEAKSóëI listened for the Echo and I heard only praiseî. 100.
15) 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.
16) Just as a mountain keeps an Echo inside itself, I hold the voice of Shams within.
17) 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
18) 1998 -RRB- , has a rising intonation for Echo or declarative questions -LRB- He found it on the street ? -RRB-
19) Its power threaded through my mind, spiderwebs, Echo of night terrors, trying to communicate, trying to destroy me, I couldn't know.
20) 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.
21) 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.
22) 1991 - Gulf War : Operation Phase Echo - 540,000 American troops begin to leave the Persian Gulf
23) 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.
24) Just as a mountain keeps an Echo inside itself, I hold the voice of Shams within.
25) 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.
26) Even the last faint Echo of the distant cart had long ago died away, afar.
27) 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
28) The waterfall was a loud Echo matching the continual sound of running water
29) 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.
30) The story follows Echo -LRB- Eliza Dushku -RRB- , a `` doll ' or `` Active ' for the Los Angeles `` Dollhouse ' , one of several fictional facilities run by a company which hires out human beings to wealthy clients