reverberate


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re·ver·ber·ate

 (rĭ-vûr′bə-rāt′)
v. re·ver·ber·at·ed, re·ver·ber·at·ing, re·ver·ber·ates
v.intr.
1. To resound in a succession of echoes; reecho: Thunder reverberated in the mountains. See Synonyms at echo.
2. To be filled with loud or echoing sound: The theater reverberated with the speaker's voice.
3. To have a prolonged or continuing effect: Those talks with his teacher reverberated throughout his life.
4. To be repeatedly reflected, as sound waves, heat, or light.
v.tr.
1. To reecho (a sound).
2. To reflect (heat or light) repeatedly.
3. To subject (a metal, for example) to treatment in a reverberatory furnace.

[Latin reverberāre, reverberāt-, to repel : re-, re- + verberāre, to beat (from verber, whip; see wer- in Indo-European roots).]

re·ver′ber·a·tive (-bə-rā′tĭv, -bər-ə-) adj.
re·ver′ber·a·tive·ly adv.
re·ver′ber·a·tor n.

reverberate

(rɪˈvɜːbəˌreɪt)
vb
1. (intr) to resound or re-echo: the explosion reverberated through the castle.
2. to reflect or be reflected many times
3. (intr) to rebound or recoil
4. (Metallurgy) (intr) (of the flame or heat in a reverberatory furnace) to be deflected onto the metal or ore on the hearth
5. (Metallurgy) (tr) to heat, melt, or refine (a metal or ore) in a reverberatory furnace
[C16: from Latin reverberāre to strike back, from re- + verberāre to beat, from verber a lash]
reˈverberant, reˈverberative adj
reˈverberantly adv
reverberˈation n

re•ver•ber•ate

(v. rɪˈvɜr bəˌreɪt; adj. -bər ɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj. v.i.
1. to reecho or resound: Her singing reverberated through the house.
2. to be reflected many times, as sound waves from the walls of a confined space.
3. to rebound or recoil.
4. to be deflected, as flame in a reverberatory furnace.
5. to have a lingering effect or impact: The layoffs reverberated throughout the company.
v.t.
6. to reecho (sound).
7. to cast back or reflect (light, heat, etc.).
8. to subject to reflected heat, as in a reverberatory furnace.
adj.
9. reverberant.
[1540–50; < Latin reverberātus, past participle of reverberāre to strike back, repel =re- re- + verberāre to beat, lash, derivative of verber whip; see -ate1]
re•ver′ber•a`tive (-bəˌreɪ tɪv, -bər ə-) adj.

reverberate


Past participle: reverberated
Gerund: reverberating

Imperative
reverberate
reverberate
Present
I reverberate
you reverberate
he/she/it reverberates
we reverberate
you reverberate
they reverberate
Preterite
I reverberated
you reverberated
he/she/it reverberated
we reverberated
you reverberated
they reverberated
Present Continuous
I am reverberating
you are reverberating
he/she/it is reverberating
we are reverberating
you are reverberating
they are reverberating
Present Perfect
I have reverberated
you have reverberated
he/she/it has reverberated
we have reverberated
you have reverberated
they have reverberated
Past Continuous
I was reverberating
you were reverberating
he/she/it was reverberating
we were reverberating
you were reverberating
they were reverberating
Past Perfect
I had reverberated
you had reverberated
he/she/it had reverberated
we had reverberated
you had reverberated
they had reverberated
Future
I will reverberate
you will reverberate
he/she/it will reverberate
we will reverberate
you will reverberate
they will reverberate
Future Perfect
I will have reverberated
you will have reverberated
he/she/it will have reverberated
we will have reverberated
you will have reverberated
they will have reverberated
Future Continuous
I will be reverberating
you will be reverberating
he/she/it will be reverberating
we will be reverberating
you will be reverberating
they will be reverberating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reverberating
you have been reverberating
he/she/it has been reverberating
we have been reverberating
you have been reverberating
they have been reverberating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reverberating
you will have been reverberating
he/she/it will have been reverberating
we will have been reverberating
you will have been reverberating
they will have been reverberating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reverberating
you had been reverberating
he/she/it had been reverberating
we had been reverberating
you had been reverberating
they had been reverberating
Conditional
I would reverberate
you would reverberate
he/she/it would reverberate
we would reverberate
you would reverberate
they would reverberate
Past Conditional
I would have reverberated
you would have reverberated
he/she/it would have reverberated
we would have reverberated
you would have reverberated
they would have reverberated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reverberate - ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
consonate - sound in sympathy
reecho - repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back
reecho - echo repeatedly, echo again and again
bong - ring loudly and deeply; "the big bell bonged"
2.reverberate - have a long or continuing effect; "The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
die hard, persist, prevail, endure, run - continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
3.reverberate - be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves; "the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
reflect, reverberate - to throw or bend back (from a surface); "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
4.reverberate - to throw or bend back (from a surface); "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
acoustics - the study of the physical properties of sound
reverberate - be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves; "the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
mirror - reflect as if in a mirror; "The smallest pond at night mirrors the firmament above"
5.reverberate - spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
kick back, recoil, kick - spring back, as from a forceful thrust; "The gun kicked back into my shoulder"
bound off, skip - bound off one point after another
carom - rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts"
bound, jump, leap, spring - move forward by leaps and bounds; "The horse bounded across the meadow"; "The child leapt across the puddle"; "Can you jump over the fence?"
6.reverberate - treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace; "reverberate ore"
process, treat - subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill"

reverberate

verb echo, ring, resound, vibrate, re-echo A woman's laughter reverberated in the courtyard.

reverberate

verb
To send back the sound of:
Translations

reverberate

[rɪˈvɜːbəreɪt] VI
1. [sound] → resonar, retumbar
the sound reverberated in the distanceel sonido resonaba or retumbaba a lo lejos
the valley reverberated with the soundel ruido resonaba or retumbaba por el valle
2. (fig) [news, protests etc] → tener amplia resonancia, tener una fuerte repercusión
3. (Tech) [light] → reverberar

reverberate

[rɪˈvɜːrbəreɪt] vi
[sound] → retentir, se répercuter
[light] → se réverbérer
[room] to reverberate with sth [+ laughter, applause, cries] → retentir de qch
[news, repercussions, controversy, effects] → se propager
The news of his death reverberated around the world → La nouvelle de sa mort s'est propagée dans le monde entier.

reverberate

vi (sound)widerhallen, nachhallen; (light, heat)zurückstrahlen, reflektieren
vt sound, light, heatzurückwerfen, reflektieren

reverberate

[rɪˈvɜːbˌreɪt] vi (frm) (sound) → rimbombare (fig) → ripercuotersi
References in classic literature ?
While on their way, they would make the dense old woods, for miles around, reverberate with their wild songs, revealing at once the highest joy and the deepest sadness.
We must not forget to mention that there was a band of music, which made the echoes of the mountains ring and reverberate with the loud triumph of its strains; so that airy and soul-thrilling melodies broke out among all the heights and hollows, as if every nook of his native valley had found a voice, to welcome the distinguished guest.
If, by any unwonted chance, he failed to come at the appointed moment, she stood beneath the window and sent up the rich sweetness of her tones to float around him in his chamber and echo and reverberate throughout his heart: "Giovanni
The horses were in waiting, making each rusty spring reverberate the carriage again with their impatience.
The only new book which I remember to have read in those two or three years at Dayton, when I hardly remember to have read any old ones, was the novel of 'Jane Eyre,' which I took in very imperfectly, and which I associate with the first rumor of the Rochester Knockings, then just beginning to reverberate through a world that they have not since left wholly at peace.
Who should know so well as I that it is but a handloom compared to the great guns that reverberate through the age to come?
These lonely channels would frequently reverberate with the falls of ice, and so often would great waves rush along their coasts; numerous icebergs, some as tall as cathedrals, and occasionally loaded with "no inconsiderable blocks of rock," would be stranded on the outlying islets; at intervals violent earthquakes would shoot prodigious masses of ice into the waters below.
Great masses of ice frequently fall from these icy cliffs, and the crash reverberates like the broadside of a man-of-war through the lonely channels.
The effects of Satyam scandal reverberate in the stock exchange of Uttar Pradesh.
Clinton's still working it like no one in show business, and newer cuts like the transcendent jam session that is "Bounce 2 This" or the politically charged "When the World is at Peace" reverberate as well as the classics.
These animals' full-throated refrains reverberate through dense vegetation.