Significado de “echo” - en el Diccionario Inglés

echo en inglés británico

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echonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈek.əʊ/ us /ˈek.oʊ/ plural echoes

echo noun [ C ] (SOUND)

C2 a sound that is heard after it has been reflected off a surface such as a wall or a cliff:

The echoes of his scream sounded in the cave for several seconds.
Thick carpet would reduce the echo in this hallway.

Más ejemplos

  • You could hear the echo of footsteps in the stairwell of the building.
  • He shouted into the mouth of the cave and waited for the echo.
  • Bats have very poor eyesight but they use echoes to locate objects in the dark.
  • There's nobody down the well - it's the echo of your own voice you are hearing.
  • It was quite spooky when a second later the echo could be heard repeating down the valley.

echoverb

uk /ˈek.əʊ/ us /ˈek.oʊ/

echo verb (SOUND)

C2 [ I ] If a sound echoes or a place echoes with a sound, you hear the sound again because you are in a large, empty space:

The sound of footsteps echoed around the hall.
Suddenly, the building echoed with the sound of gunfire.

Más ejemplos

  • My voice echoed around the hall.
  • A heavy artillery barrage echoed through the night.
  • A loud bang echoed through the district.
  • Sobbing and screaming echoed round the small space.
  • Charities and aid agencies have all echoed this view.

(Definición de echo del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

echo en inglés americano

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echonoun [ C ]

us /ˈek·oʊ/ plural echoes

echo noun [ C ] (SOUND)

a sound that is heard again after it has been reflected off a surface such as a wall or a cliff:

The cave was filled with the echoes of our voices.

echo noun [ C ] (SIMILAR QUALITY)

a quality or other detail that is similar to and makes you remember something else:

The son’s behavior is a clear echo of his father’s.

echoverb

us /ˈek·oʊ/ present tense echoes, present participle echoing, past tense and past participle echoed

echo verb (MAKE SOUNDS)

[ I ] to fill a place with repeating sounds, or to be filled with these sounds:

The sound of footsteps echoed through the hall.

echo verb (REPEAT)

[ T ] to express or think what someone else has said or thought:

Brownell’s comments echoed the opinion of the majority of the commission members.

(Definición de echo del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)