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Definition 1: an imitation or repetition - [noun denoting act]

Samples where echo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the flower arrangement was created as an echo of a client's still life

(echo is a kind of ...) copying (or trying to copy) the actions of someone else

Definition 2: the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where echo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she could hear echoes of her own footsteps

Synonyms for echo in the sense of this definition

(echo is a kind of ...) the ability to reflect beams or rays

(... is a kind of echo ) the echo of an echo

Definition 3: a reflected television or radio or radar beam - [noun denoting attribute]

(echo is a kind of ...) the ability to reflect beams or rays

(echo belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices

Definition 4: a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc. - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where echo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau
  • Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man

(echo is a kind of ...) something having the property of being analogous to something else

Definition 5: a reply that repeats what has just been said - [noun denoting communication]

(echo is a kind of ...) the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange

"he growled his reply"

(... is a kind of echo ) an infant's repetition of sounds uttered by others

Definition 6: (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and pined away until only her voice remained - [noun denoting person]

(echo is a kind of ...) (classical mythology) a minor nature goddess usually depicted as a beautiful maiden

"the ancient Greeks believed that nymphs inhabited forests and bodies of water"

(echo belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

Definition 7: to say again or imitate - [verb of communication]

Samples where echo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • followers echoing the cries of their leaders

Synonyms for echo in the sense of this definition

(echo is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

(... is a kind of echo ) repeat aloud from memory

"she recited a poem" "The pupil recited his lesson for the day"

(... is a kind of echo ) repeat monotonously, like a cuckoo repeats his call

(... is a kind of echo ) repeat back like an echo

(... is a kind of echo ) repeat mindlessly

"The students parroted the teacher's words"

(... is a kind of echo ) repeat after memorization

"For the exam, you must be able to regurgitate the information"

Definition 8: ring or echo with sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where echo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the hall resounded with laughter

Synonyms for echo in the sense of this definition

(echo is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

(... is a kind of echo ) sound in sympathy

(... is a kind of echo ) repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back

(... is a kind of echo ) echo repeatedly, echo again and again

(... is a kind of echo ) ring loudly and deeply

"the big bell bonged"

Definition 9: call to mind - [verb of stative]

Samples where echo or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His words echoed John F. Kennedy

Synonyms for echo in the sense of this definition

(echo is a kind of ...) appear like; be similar or bear a likeness to

"She resembles her mother very much" "This paper resembles my own work"

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