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"resonate" in British English

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resonateverb [I]

uk   /ˈrez.ən.eɪt/ us   /ˈrez.ən.eɪt/
  • resonate verb [I] (HAVE QUALITY/EFFECT)

to be filled with a particular quality: The building resonates with historic significance.
to continue to have a powerful effect or value: The significance of those great stories resonates down the centuries.
If an experience or memory resonates, it makes you think of another similar one: Her experiences resonate powerfully with me, living, as I do, in a similar family situation.
(Definition of resonate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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resonateverb [I]

us   /ˈrez·əˌneɪt/
to produce or be filled with clear, continuing sound: The noise of the bell resonated through the building.
physics An object that resonates reflects sound waves and makes them seem louder.
resonance
noun [U] us   /ˈrez·ə·nəns/
(Definition of resonate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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