Meaning of ECHO in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ekoʊ ]
( echoes, echoing, echoed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
An echo is a sound which is caused by a noise being reflected off a surface such as a wall.
He heard nothing but the echoes of his own voice.
N-COUNT : oft N of n
If a sound echoes , it is reflected off a surface and can be heard again after the original sound has stopped.
His feet echoed on the bare board floor...
The bang came suddenly, echoing across the buildings, shattering glass.
VERB : V , V prep / adv
In a place that echoes , a sound is reflected off a surface, and is repeated after the original sound has stopped.
The room echoed...
The corridor echoed with the barking of a dozen dogs.
...the bare stone floors and the echoing hall.
VERB : V , V with/in n , V-ing
If you echo someone’s words, you repeat them or express agreement with their attitude or opinion.
Their views often echo each other...
VERB : V n
A detail or feature which reminds you of something else can be referred to as an echo .
The accident has echoes of past disasters.
N-COUNT : usu N of n
If one thing echoes another, the first is a copy of a particular detail or feature of the other.
Pinks and beiges were chosen to echo the colours of the ceiling.
VERB : V n
If something echoes , it continues to be discussed and remains important or influential in a particular situation or among a particular group of people.
The old fable continues to echo down the centuries.
VERB : V prep
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006