Definition of echo :
1. A nymph, the daughter of Air and Earth, who, for love of Narcissus, pined away until nothing was left of her but her voice.
2. A signal showing the number held of a plain suit when a high card in that suit is led by one's partner.
3. A signal, played in the same manner as a trump signal, made by a player who holds four or more trumps ( or as played by some exactly three trumps) and whose partner has led trumps or signaled for trumps.
4. A sound reflected from an opposing surface and repeated to the ear of a listener; repercussion of sound; repetition of a sound.
5. A wood or mountain nymph, regarded as repeating, and causing the reverberation of them.
6. Fig.: Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.
7. To give an echo; to resound; to be sounded back; as, the hall echoed with acclamations.
8. To repeat with assent; to respond; to adopt.
9. To send back ( a sound); to repeat in sound; to reverberate.
retell, peal, replica, ricochet, border, skirt, bound, remember, amplify, clangor, forge, clack, swell, equivalent, principle, knell, paraphrase, match, theory, surround, photocopy, deepen, ingeminate, follower, think, hark back, mirror image, call, clash, call up, fake, take a hop, double, repercussion, rise, noise, ideal, imitator, rebound, bounce, reprize, recap, make noise, fade, trace, ring, environ, recall, knock off, put words into someone's mouth, thought, clatter, wannabe, go off, call back, phone, rattle off, recoil, aper, clone, beat, reduplicate, shadow, bump, concept, rubber stamp, deafen, relic, reflex, idea, faith, ghost, commitment, recollect, belief, retrieve, reprise, chink, clip-clop, call in, band, resile, restate, run off, rephrase, telephone, carbon copy, copyist, spring, clink, philosophy, sound reflection, approximation, take over, dub, withdraw, same
imitation (part of speech: noun)
impersonation, pseudo, representation, caricature, portrayal, travesty, resemblance, duplication, carbon, reflection, spoof, emulation, mimicry, burlesque, imitation, sham, reproduction, simulation, pretense, mockery
resonance (part of speech: noun)
response (part of speech: noun)
repetition (part of speech: noun)
imitate (part of speech: verb)
imitate, portray, parallel, mime, ape, parody, mirror, impersonate, emulate, duplicate, replicate, reflect, parrot, simulate, counterfeit, feign, mimic, flatter, pretend, resemble, repeat, ditto, copy, mock
answer (part of speech: verb)
response, countercharge, come back, acknowledgment, rejoinder, counter-accuse, excuse, acknowledge, replication, counter, explain, surrebuttal, rebut, counterclaim, counter-accusation, counter-reply, riposte, counter-state, comeback, retort, respond, expound, return, answer, explanation, counter-statement, rebuttal, reply
respond (part of speech: verb)
repeat (part of speech: verb)
resonate (part of speech: verb)
- " You don't tell me his records- eight years' close work, as I know-" " Eight years," repeated the Principal in grave echo as my words failed. - "Foe-Farrell", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
- The report seemed to roll off into the distance and echo amongst the mountains; and then, as it died away, they all listened with strained senses for some reply. - "Middy and Ensign", G. Manville Fenn.
- They seemed to be the echo only of her own words and brought with them no consolation. - "Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale", Ida Glenwood.