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re-sound

[ree-sound] /riˈsaʊnd/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
to sound again.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; re- + sound1
Can be confused
re-sound, resound.

resound

[ri-zound] /rɪˈzaʊnd/
verb (used without object)
1.
to echo or ring with sound, as a place.
2.
to make an echoing sound, or sound loudly, as a metallic object:
A gong resounded.
3.
to ring or be echoed, as sounds.
4.
to be celebrated or notably important:
His name resounds in the pages of history.
verb (used with object)
5.
to reecho (a sound).
6.
to give forth or utter loudly.
7.
to proclaim loudly (praise, disapproval, etc.).
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English resounen < Middle French resoner < Latin resonāre, equivalent to re- re- + sonāre to sound1
Can be confused
rebound, redound, resound.
re-sound, resound.
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  • Kicking off the weekend, the city's parks will resound today with music to suit almost every taste.
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  • The eventual outcome of the production tug-of-war could resound loudly through the world's economies.
  • But it's not as if authoritarians are sitting by and letting speech resound.
  • But that is not the main reason that the announced results resound as not only false, but as egregiously in-your-face false.
  • Patriotic music will resound from the red rock backdrop while visitors enjoy picnic dinners and the beauty of the monument.
  • Repercussions of migration resound in both the home and host communities.
  • Search the treetops for blue jays, whose squeaky calls resound overhead.
  • Means shall be provided to silence the audio alarm for a given threat but the alarm shall resound upon a subsequent threat.
  • Use a testimonial that will really resound with your potential partner.
British Dictionary definitions for resound

resound

/rɪˈzaʊnd/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to ring or echo with sound; reverberate: the hall resounded with laughter
2.
to make a prolonged echoing noise: the trumpet resounded
3.
(of sounds) to echo or ring
4.
to be widely famous: his achievements resounded throughout India
Word Origin
C14: from Old French resoner, from Latin resonāre to sound again

re-sound

/riːˈsaʊnd/
verb
1.
to sound or cause to sound again
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Word Origin and History for resound
v.

late 14c., resownen, from Old French resoner "reverberate" (12c., Modern French résonner), from Latin resonare "sound again, resound, echo," from re- "back, again" (see re-) + sonare "to sound" (see sonata). Spelling influenced from mid-15c. by sound (v.). Related: Resounded; resounding.

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