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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 ?
Everything was in blossom, the nightingales trilled, and their voices reverberated now near, now far away.
Some affirm that the torrents, which fall after great rains from the mountains, wash down such a quantity of red sand as gives a tincture to the water: others tell us that the sunbeams being reverberated from the red rocks, give the sea on which they strike the appearance of that colour.
She paced back into the hall, and as she did so the house reverberated.
There was no answer, but the house reverberated again.
Leaping to his feet the conqueror placed a foot upon the carcass of his kill, raised his face toward the heavens, and gave voice to so hideous a cry that both La and Werper trembled as it reverberated through the temple.
As the jarring echoes of the heavy house-door, closing on its latch, reverberated dismally through the building, Kate felt half tempted to call him back, and beg him to remain a little while; but she was ashamed to own her fears, and Newman Noggs was on his road homewards.
But Pearl, not a whit startled at her mother's threats any more than mollified by her entreaties, now suddenly burst into a fit of passion, gesticulating violently, and throwing her small figure into the most extravagant contortions She accompanied this wild outbreak with piercing shrieks, which the woods reverberated on all sides, so that, alone as she was in her childish and unreasonable wrath, it seemed as if a hidden multitude were lending her their sympathy and encouragement.
A stone dropped into one of them reverberated against the sides for apparently a very great depth, and, by its sound, indicated the same kind of substance with the surface, as long as the strokes could be heard.
Others have endeavored to account for these discharges of "mountain artillery" on humbler principles; attributing them to the loud reports made by the disruption and fall of great masses of rock, reverberated and prolonged by the echoes; others, to the disengagement of hydrogen, produced by subterraneous beds of coal in a state of ignition.
The abrupt sides of vast mountains were before me; the icy wall of the glacier overhung me; a few shattered pines were scattered around; and the solemn silence of this glorious presence-chamber of imperial nature was broken only by the brawling waves or the fall of some vast fragment, the thunder sound of the avalanche or the cracking, reverberated along the mountains, of the accumulated ice, which, through the silent working of immutable laws, was ever and anon rent and torn, as if it had been but a plaything in their hands.
Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): The walls of one of the largest prisons in South Asia reverberated with the melodious voice of Shankar Mahadevan on Wednesday.
Summary: An innocent game of hide-and-seek turned into a tragedy that reverberated across the country Wednesday when four children died in the West Bekaa after being locked in a car trunk and asphyxiated.