echoes 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of echo
as in sounds
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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as in repeats
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
as in followers
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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“Echoes.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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