present tense third-person singular of echo

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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2 to say after another
  • the little brats sassed the babysitter by echoing in a singsong voice everything she said

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variants: also echos
plural of echo

Synonyms of echoes (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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

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“Echoes.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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