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verb resonate pronunciation in British English /ˈrezəneɪt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleresonating
past tenseresonated
past participleresonated
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to produce an emotional effect on someone
    resonate with:

    This issue has resonated with voters more than any other.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to produce or be filled with a deep clear sound that continues for a long time

    The vibrations of the gong resonated through the temple.

    resonate with:

    The hall resonated with music.


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