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res·o·nate

 (rĕz′ə-nāt′)
v. res·o·nat·ed, res·o·nat·ing, res·o·nates
v.intr.
1. To exhibit or produce resonance or resonant effects.
2. To evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief: "Bethune projected a strong presence of achievement and pride that resonated among African Americans" (Audrey Thomas McCluskey).
3. To correspond closely or harmoniously: "Symbolism matters, especially if the symbols resonate with the larger message" (William Greider).
v.tr.
To cause to resound.

[Latin resonāre, resonāt-; see resound.]

res′o·na′tion n.

resonate

(ˈrɛzəˌneɪt)
vb
1. to resound or cause to resound; reverberate
2. (General Physics) (of a mechanical system, electrical circuit, chemical compound, etc) to exhibit or cause to exhibit resonance
3. (often foll by: with) to be understood or receive a sympathetic response: themes which will resonate with voters.
4. (foll by: with) to be filled with: simple words that seem to resonate with mystery and beauty.
[C19: from Latin resonāre]
ˌresoˈnation n

res•o•nate

(ˈrɛz əˌneɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing. v.i.
1. to resound.
2. to act as a resonator; exhibit resonance.
3. to amplify vocal sound by the sympathetic vibration of air in certain cavities and bony structures.
v.t.
4. to cause to resound.
[1870–75; < Latin resonātus, past participle of resonāre to resound; see -ate1]
res`o•na′tion, n.

resonate

, resound - Resonate means "to expand, to intensity, or amplify the sound of," whereas resound means "to throw back, repeat the sound of."
See also related terms for intensity.

resonate


Past participle: resonated
Gerund: resonating

Imperative
resonate
resonate
Present
I resonate
you resonate
he/she/it resonates
we resonate
you resonate
they resonate
Preterite
I resonated
you resonated
he/she/it resonated
we resonated
you resonated
they resonated
Present Continuous
I am resonating
you are resonating
he/she/it is resonating
we are resonating
you are resonating
they are resonating
Present Perfect
I have resonated
you have resonated
he/she/it has resonated
we have resonated
you have resonated
they have resonated
Past Continuous
I was resonating
you were resonating
he/she/it was resonating
we were resonating
you were resonating
they were resonating
Past Perfect
I had resonated
you had resonated
he/she/it had resonated
we had resonated
you had resonated
they had resonated
Future
I will resonate
you will resonate
he/she/it will resonate
we will resonate
you will resonate
they will resonate
Future Perfect
I will have resonated
you will have resonated
he/she/it will have resonated
we will have resonated
you will have resonated
they will have resonated
Future Continuous
I will be resonating
you will be resonating
he/she/it will be resonating
we will be resonating
you will be resonating
they will be resonating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been resonating
you have been resonating
he/she/it has been resonating
we have been resonating
you have been resonating
they have been resonating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been resonating
you will have been resonating
he/she/it will have been resonating
we will have been resonating
you will have been resonating
they will have been resonating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been resonating
you had been resonating
he/she/it had been resonating
we had been resonating
you had been resonating
they had been resonating
Conditional
I would resonate
you would resonate
he/she/it would resonate
we would resonate
you would resonate
they would resonate
Past Conditional
I would have resonated
you would have resonated
he/she/it would have resonated
we would have resonated
you would have resonated
they would have resonated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.resonate - sound with resonance; "The sound resonates well in this theater"
make vibrant sounds, purr - indicate pleasure by purring; characteristic of cats
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
2.resonate - be received or understood
strike a chord - create an emotional response; "The music struck a chord with the listeners"

resonate

verb
1. reverberate, echo, resound, vibrate, pulsate The bass guitar began to resonate in my head.
2. (often with with) evoking, expressive, evocative, indicative, suggestive, demonstrative, allusive resonating with the qualities of a civilised city
Translations

resonate

[ˈrezəneɪt] VIresonar (with de)

resonate

[ˈrɛzəneɪt] vi
[voice, instrument, sound] → résonner
[room] → résonner
The room resonated with laughter → La pièce résonnait de rires.
(= be meaningful) to resonate with sb → trouver un écho chez qn
It's a message that resonates with voters → C'est un message qui trouve un écho chez les électeurs.
to resonate with sth (= be full of) → foisonner de qch
The play resonates with contemporary themes → La pièce foisonne de thèmes contemporains.

resonate

vi
(fig) to resonate with somethingreich an etw (dat)sein; that resonates with medas bedeutet mir etwas

resonate

[ˈrɛzəˌneɪt] (frm) vi (voice, room) → risonare
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