Re*sound" (r?*zound"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Resounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Resounding.] [OE. resounen, OF. resoner, F. r'esonner, from L. resonare; pref. re- re- + sonare to sound, sonus sound. See Sound to make a noise.]

1.

To sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far.

2.

To be filled with sound; to ring; as, the woods resound with song.

3.

To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound.

"Common fame . . . resounds back to them again."

South.

4.

To be mentioned much and loudly.

Milton.

5.

To echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth resounded with his praise.

 

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Re*sound", v. t.

1.

To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to reverberate.

Albion's cliffs resound the ruray. Pope.

2.

To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the fame of.

The man for wisdom's various arts renowned, Long exercised in woes, O muse, resound. Pope.

Syn. -- To echo; reecho; reverberate; sound.

 

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Re*sound", n.

Return of sound; echo.

Beaumont.

 

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