echo


echo
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noun
ADJECTIVE
distant, faint
clear, distinct, loud, strong (often figurative)

There are clear echoes of Elvis Presley in his vocal style.

hollow
eerie, ghostly

The initial reports had an eerie echo of the attacks two weeks earlier.

ghostly echoes of Virginia's past

returning

The bat compares the sound of its cry with the sound of the returning echo.

VERB + ECHO
hear, listen for, listen to

We could just hear a faint echo.

make, produce, send back, send out

Their footsteps on the bare boards sent out hollow echoes.

contain, have (both figurative)

The story has echoes of Alice in Wonderland.

find (figurative)

The political upheavals find an echo in the art of the time.

ECHO + VERB
bounce back, bounce off sth, rebound, reverberate

The echoes reverberated through the auditorium.

come back, return

An echo came back from the walls of the building.

die, die away

The echo slowly died away.

PREPOSITION
echo from

the echo from a brick wall

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verb
1 come back as an echo
ADVERB
faintly, slightly, softly
loudly
eerily, strangely
ominously
hollowly

The sound echoed hollowly through the tall empty house.

still
back

Their voices echoed back across the water.

VERB + ECHO
seem to
PREPOSITION
across

The protest seemed to echo across the room.

around, round (esp. BrE)

His voice echoed around the room.

down

Her footsteps echoed down the corridor.

in

Her screams still echoed in his ears.

off

The call echoed off the walls of the cave.

through

Laughter echoed through the house.

with

The great hall echoed with laughter.

2 repeat/agree with sb/sth
ADVERB
exactly
widely

an opinion that is widely echoed in the tabloid press

clearly
merely, only, simply

In his statement, the police chief merely echoed the views of his deputy.

incredulously

‘He's gone!’ Viv echoed incredulously.

VERB + ECHO
seem to

Their ideas seem to echo our own.

Echo is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑applause, ↑bang, ↑boom, ↑crack, ↑cry, ↑explosion, ↑footstep, ↑gunfire, ↑roar, ↑scream, ↑shout, ↑sound, ↑thunder, ↑voice, ↑word
Echo is used with these nouns as the object: ↑concern, ↑refrain, ↑sentiment, ↑view, ↑word

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