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verb echo pronunciation in American English /ˈekoʊ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleechoing
past tenseechoed
past participleechoed

Related meanings

  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a noise echoes, it is repeated because the sound hits a surface and returns
    echo around/through:

    Her question echoed around the room.

    echo across:

    The howl of a coyote echoed across the canyon.

    1. b.
      if a place echoes with a particular sound, it is filled with that sound
      echo with:

      The theater echoed with laughter.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to repeat a quality or situation

    The Victorian theme is echoed in the furnishings.

    This pattern of increased sales was echoed across Europe.


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