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1. To sound loudly; as, his voice resounded far.

2. To be filled with sound; to ring; as, the woods resound with song.

3. To be echoed; to be sent back, as sound. Common fame . . . Resounds back to them again.

4. To be mentioned much and loudly.

5. To echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth resounded with his praise.

Origin: OE. Resounen, OF. Resoner, F. Resonner, from L. Resonare; pref. Re- re- _ sonare to sound, sonus sound. See Sound to make a noise.