Echo Ech"o, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Echoed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Echoing}. -- 3d pers. sing. pres. {Echoes}.] 1. To send back (a sound); to repeat in sound; to reverberate. [1913 Webster]

Those peals are echoed by the Trojan throng. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The wondrous sound Is echoed on forever. --Keble. [1913 Webster]

2. To repeat with assent; to respond; to adopt. [1913 Webster]

They would have echoed the praises of the men whom they envied, and then have sent to the newspaper anonymous libels upon them. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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