Definition of

Resonate

  1. (verb, perception) sound with resonance
  2. (verb, cognition) be received or understood

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Synonyms of Resonate

come across, vibrate

Alternate forms of Resonate

Derivations: resonance, resonator

Hyponyms: make vibrant sounds, purr, strike a chord

Hypernyms: go, sound

Origin of the word Resonate

  1. 1873, from L. resonatum, pp. of resonare (see resonance). Literal at first; fig. sense, of feelings, emotions, etc., by 1978. more

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