Etymology
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resonate (v.)

"resound, produce or exhibit resonance," 1856, in anatomy; in early use especially of auscultation, from Latin resonatus, past participle of resonare "to sound again" (see resonance). Literal at first; the figurative sense, in reference to feelings, emotions, etc., is by 1978. Related: Resonated; resonating.

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Definitions of resonate

resonate (v.)
sound with resonance;
The sound resonates well in this theater
Synonyms: vibrate
resonate (v.)
be received or understood;
Synonyms: come across
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