- 1 [intransitive] (of a sound) to be repeated several times as it is reflected off different surfaces synonym echo Her voice reverberated around the canyon walls. The crash reverberated throughout the house.
- 2[intransitive] reverberate (with/to something) (of a place) to seem to shake because of a loud noise The hall reverberated with the sound of music and dancing.
- 3[intransitive] (formal) to have a strong effect on people for a long time or over a large area Repercussions of the case continue to reverberate through the financial world.
NAmE//rɪˈvərbəˌreɪt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reverberate
he / she / it reverberates
past simple reverberated
-ing form reverberating