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resonate

res·o·nate

resonate

pronunciation:
re z neIt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: resonated, resonates, resonating
definition 1: to produce resonance.
similar words:
echo, ring, vibrate
definition 2: to resound; echo.
 
similar words:
echo, resound, ring
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause (something) to produce resonance or resound.
similar words:
echo, vibrate
derivation: resonation (n.)
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The word resonate contains the following parts:
-ate1 Latin verb-forming suffix that means to make, cause, do
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The suffix -ate primarily forms transitive verbs from Latin bases. Many -ate verbs were loanwords from Latin. Verbs ending in -ate combine with the suffix -ion to form nouns ending in -ation. These verbs also have corresponding agent nouns ending in -ator (navigator, dictator, elevator).