echo ( echoes plural & 3rd person present) ( echoing present participle) ( echoed past tense & past participle )
1 n-count An echo is a sound which is caused by a noise being reflected off a surface such as a wall.
oft N of n
He heard nothing but the echoes of his own voice.
2 verb If a sound echoes, it is reflected off a surface and can be heard again after the original sound has stopped.
His feet echoed on the bare board floor... V
The bang came suddenly, echoing across the buildings, shattering glass. V prep/adv
3 verb In a place that echoes, a sound is reflected off a surface, and is repeated after the original sound has stopped.
The room echoed... V
The corridor echoed with the barking of a dozen dogs. V with/in n
...the bare stone floors and the echoing hall. V-ing
4 verb If you echo someone's words, you repeat them or express agreement with their attitude or opinion.
Their views often echo each other... V n
5 n-count A detail or feature which reminds you of something else can be referred to as an echo.
usu N of n
The accident has echoes of past disasters.
6 verb If one thing echoes another, the first is a copy of a particular detail or feature of the other.
Pinks and beiges were chosen to echo the colours of the ceiling. V n
7 verb If something echoes, it continues to be discussed and remains important or influential in a particular situation or among a particular group of people.
The old fable continues to echo down the centuries. V prep
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild
1 repeat, resound, reverberate
2 ape, copy, imitate, mirror, parallel, parrot, recall, reflect, reiterate, reproduce, resemble, ring, second
3 answer, repetition, reverberation
4 copy, imitation, mirror image, parallel, reflection, reiteration, reproduction, ringing
5 allusion, evocation, hint, intimation, memory, reminder, suggestion, trace
6 (often plural)
aftereffect, aftermath, consequence, repercussion
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