Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

echo

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of echo

  1. 1 a person who adopts the appearance or behavior of another especially in an obvious way <a younger sister who was her echo all the while that they were growing up> Synonyms aper, copyist, copycat, follower, imitator, rubber stamp, wannabe (also wannabee)Related Words parrot; ape, emulator, impersonator, impressionist, mimic

  2. 2 a tiny often physical indication of something lost or vanished <a few stone carvings are the only echoes that remain of a once-mighty civilization> Synonyms vestige, ghost, relic, shadow, traceRelated Words memento, remembrance, reminder; artifact; afterimage, aftertaste; balance, corpse, hangover, leftover, oddment, remainder, remnant, scrap; dreg(s), leavings, remain(s), residual, residue, rest




echo

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of echo

  1. 1 to continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves <my calls for help echoed off the walls of the abandoned mine shaft> Synonyms reverberate, reecho, resonate, resound, soundRelated Words ring, rollNear Antonyms damp, dampen, deaden, dull, quiet

  2. 2 to say after another <the little brats sassed the babysitter by echoing in a singsong voice everything she said> Synonyms ditto, repeat, parrot, quote, reechoRelated Words mouth; ape, copy, copycat, emulate, imitate, mime, mimic




Learn More about echo


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up echo? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 13, 2016

a trying or distressing experience

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

100 pounds 16.96 pounds 196.5 pounds 2.2 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ