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RESONATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resonate mean? 

RESONATE (verb)
  The verb RESONATE has 2 senses:

1. sound with resonance
2. be received or understood

  Familiarity information: RESONATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESONATE (verb)


Sense 1resonate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sound with resonance

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

resonate; vibrate

Context example:

The sound resonates well in this theater

Hypernyms (to "resonate" is one way to...):

go; sound (make a certain noise or sound)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "resonate"):

make vibrant sounds; purr (indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something ----s something

Sentence example:

The woods resonate with many kinds of birds


Sense 2resonate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be received or understood

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

resonate; come across

Cause:

understand (know and comprehend the nature or meaning of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "resonate"):

strike a chord (create an emotional response)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s Adjective


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