Part of speech: verb

To return as an echo; reproduce; imitate.

Part of speech: noun

A sound given back by an opposing surface and returned to its source; a close reproduction or imitation; prompt response.

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Usage examples "echo":

  1. And Echo answered: " Come!" - "Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading", Frances Jenkins Olcott.
  2. He opened his eyes and looked at the child, and the light came into them, and then the sound of his sobbing filled the house and reached the people out in the yard, and an echo arose from them. - "The Portion of Labor", Mary E. Wilkins Freeman.
  3. And so- He tried to laugh gaily, but an echo was in his heart. - "The House of Toys", Henry Russell Miller.