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echo

ech·o

echo

 
pronunciation:
e ko
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
inflections: echoes
definition: the repeating of a sound caused by the bouncing of sound waves from a surface.
I heard the echo of my footsteps in the empty hallway.
similar words:
reflection
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: echoed, echoes, echoing
definition 1: to produce an echo.
The sound of running horses echoed in the canyon.
similar words:
resound, ring
definition 2: to be filled with echoes.
The canyon echoed with the sound of tourists.
similar words:
reflect, resound, ring
definition 3: to repeat or imitate.
She echoes whatever he says.
synonyms:
copy, parrot, repeat
similar words:
ape, follow, imitate, mimic, mock
derivation: echoer (n.)