resonate - definition in the American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “resonate”

See all translations

resonate

verb [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/
Translations of “resonate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出共鳴, 發出回響, 迴盪…
in Russian резонировать…
in Turkish çınlamak, yankılanmak, çın çın ötmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出共鸣, 发出回响, 回荡…
in Polish rozbrzmiewać…
(Definition of resonate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of resonate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “resonate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

paradox

a situation or statement that seems impossible or is difficult to understand because it contains two opposite facts or characteristics

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More