verb (used without object)
to reecho or resound: Her singing reverberated through the house.
to be reflected many times, as sound
waves from the walls of a confined space.
verb (used with object)
to echo back or reecho (sound).
to cast back or reflect (light, heat, etc.).
Origin: 1540–50; Related forms
< Latin reverberātus
(past participle of reverberāre
to strike back). See reverberant
reverberative /rɪˈvɜrbəˌreɪtɪv, -bərə-/ [ri-vur-buh-rey-tiv, -ber-uh-] Show IPA , adjective
1. carry, ring, rebound, vibrate.