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reverberate (v.)

1570s, "beat back, drive back, force back" (the classical sense, now obsolete), from Latin reverberatus, past participle of reverberare "strike back, repel, cause to rebound" (see reverberation).

In reference to sound or noise, "re-echo," from 1590s, on the notion of "bend back, reflect." An earlier verb was reverberen "send (heat) back" to a part of the body (early 15c., Chauliac). Related: Reverberated; reverberating.

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Definitions of reverberate from WordNet

reverberate (v.)
ring or echo with sound;
Synonyms: resound / echo / ring
reverberate (v.)
have a long or continuing effect;
The discussions with my teacher reverberated throughout my adult life
reverberate (v.)
be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves;
the waves reverberate as far away as the end of the building
reverberate (v.)
to throw or bend back (from a surface);
Synonyms: reflect
reverberate (v.)
spring back; spring away from an impact;
Synonyms: bounce / resile / take a hop / spring / bound / rebound / recoil / ricochet
reverberate (v.)
treat, process, heat, melt, or refine in a reverberatory furnace;
reverberate ore
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