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  Definition of reverberate
  1. treat, process, heatl, metl, or refine in a reverberating furnace; "reverberate ore"
  2. spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
  3. to throw or bend back or reflect (from a surface); "A mirror in the sun can reflect light into a person''s eyes"; "Sound is reflected well in this auditorium"
  4. be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves; "the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building"
  5. ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
  6. have a long or continuing effect; "The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life"
Similar Words: bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, ricochet, reflect, resound, echo, ring

 

Hyponyms: kick back, recoil, kick, skip, bound off, carom, glance, mirror, consonate, reecho, bong

 

Grouped Verbs: reflect

 

Derivational Morphology: ricochet, carom, recoil, repercussion, rebound, backlash, leap, leaping, spring, saltation, bound, bounce, resilience, resiliency, bouncing, bounciness, reflector, echo, reverberation, sound reflection, replication, plangency, resonance, reverberance, ringing, sonorousness, sonority, vibrancy, ring

 

 
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