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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resonate mean? 

  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 


Sense 1resonate [BACK TO TOP]


Sound with resonance

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling


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]


Be received or understood

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting


resonate; come across


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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