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 for echo
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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
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              Those peals are echoed by the Trojan throng.
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              The wondrous sound
              Is echoed on forever.                 --Keble.
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     2. To repeat with assent; to respond; to adopt.
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              They would have echoed the praises of the men whom
              they envied, and then have sent to the newspaper
              anonymous libels upon them.           --Macaulay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Echo \Ech"o\ ([e^]k"[-o]), n.; pl. Echoes ([e^]k"[=o]z). [L.
     echo, Gr. 'hchw` echo, sound, akin to 'hchh`, 'h^chos, sound,
     noise; cf. Skr. v[=a][,c] to sound, bellow; perh. akin to E.
     voice: cf. F. ['e]cho.]
     1. A sound reflected from an opposing surface and repeated to
        the ear of a listener; repercussion of sound; repetition
        of a sound.
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              The babbling echo mocks the hounds.   --Shak.
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              The woods shall answer, and the echo ring. --Pope.
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     2. Fig.: Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.
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              Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them.
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              Many kind, and sincere speeches found an echo in his
              heart.                                --R. L.
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        (a) (Myth. & Poetic) A wood or mountain nymph, regarded as
            repeating, and causing the reverberation of them.
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                  Sweet Echo, sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseen
                  Within thy airy shell.            --Milton.
        (b) (Gr. Myth.) A nymph, the daughter of Air and Earth,
            who, for love of Narcissus, pined away until nothing
            was left of her but her voice.
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                  Compelled me to awake the courteous Echo
                  To give me answer from her mossy couch.
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     4. (Whist, Contract Bridge)
        (a) A signal, played in the same manner as a trump signal,
            made by a player who holds four or more trumps (or as
            played by some exactly three trumps) and whose partner
            has led trumps or signaled for trumps.
        (b) A signal showing the number held of a plain suit when
            a high card in that suit is led by one's partner.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     Echo organ (Mus.), a set organ pipes inclosed in a box so
        as to produce a soft, distant effect; -- generally
        superseded by the swell.
     Echo stop (Mus.), a stop upon a harpsichord contrived for
        producing the soft effect of distant sound.
     To applaud to the echo, to give loud and continuous
        applause. --M. Arnold.
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              I would applaud thee to the very echo,
              That should applaud again.            --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Echo \Ech"o\, v. i.
     To give an echo; to resound; to be sounded back; as, the hall
     echoed with acclamations. "Echoing noise." --Blackmore.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the
           sound waves; "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps"
           [syn: echo, reverberation, sound reflection,
      2: (Greek mythology) a nymph who was spurned by Narcissus and
         pined away until only her voice remained
      3: a reply that repeats what has just been said
      4: a reflected television or radio or radar beam
      5: a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.; "his
         contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"; "Napoleon
         III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely
         better man"
      6: an imitation or repetition; "the flower arrangement was
         created as an echo of a client's still life"
      v 1: to say again or imitate; "followers echoing the cries of
           their leaders" [syn: repeat, echo]
      2: ring or echo with sound; "the hall resounded with laughter"
         [syn: resound, echo, ring, reverberate]
      3: call to mind; "His words echoed John F. Kennedy" [syn:
         echo, recall]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  289 Moby Thesaurus words for "echo":
     CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, IF signal, IM display,
     RF echoes, accord, acknowledge, acknowledgment, act like,
     action and reaction, adumbration, affect, agree, agree in opinion,
     agree with, answer, answer back, answering, antiphon,
     antiphonal chanting, antiphony, ape, assume, automatic reaction,
     autonomic reaction, back answer, back talk, backchat, be affected,
     be in tune, be inspired, be involved, be moved, be reflected,
     be sent back, beam, beat signal, blips, boom, booming, borrow,
     bounce back, bounceback, bounces, care about, caring,
     catch the flame, catch the infection, change color, chime in with,
     choir, chord, chorus, claviature, close with, coincide,
     color with emotion, come again, come back, come back at,
     come up again, comeback, concern, concur, conform to, conformist,
     console, copier, copy, copycat, copyist, counterfeit,
     counterfeiter, crib, cuckoo, dig, display, dissembler,
     dissimulator, ditto, do, do a repeat, do again, do like, do over,
     double, double-dot display, doubling, duplicate, duplication,
     echo back, echo signal, echoer, echoist, eighty-eight,
     empathize with, empathy, emulate, encore, evasive reply, facsimile,
     fake, faker, fall in with, fellow feeling, fingerboard, flash back,
     forge, forger, give acknowledgment, give answer, go along with,
     go back, go like, go with, great, growl, growling, grumble,
     grumbling, hoke, hoke up, hypocrite, identification, identify with,
     imitate, imitation, imitator, impersonator, impostor, involvement,
     iteration, ivories, keep coming, keyboard, keys,
     local oscillator signal, make like, manual, meet, mime, mimer,
     mimic, mimicker, mirror, mirror image, mocker, mockingbird, monkey,
     organ manual, outline, output signal, parrot, pathos, pedals,
     phony, piano keys, picture, pips, plagiarism, plagiarist,
     plagiarize, poll-parrot, polly, polly-parrot, poseur,
     predictable response, quotation, quote, radar signal, react,
     reaction, reading, ready reply, reappear, reappearance, rebirth,
     reboation, rebound, receipt, recur, recurrence, redo, redouble,
     redoubling, reduplicate, reduplication, reecho, reflect,
     reflection, reflex, reflex action, refluence, reflux, regurgitate,
     regurgitation, reincarnate, reincarnation, reiteration, rejoin,
     rejoinder, relate to emotionally, relating, renew, renewal,
     reoccur, reoccurrence, repartee, repeat, repeat performance,
     repercussion, repetition, replica, replication, reply, repost,
     reproduce, reproduction, rescript, rescription, resound,
     resounding, respond, respondence, response, responsion,
     responsiveness, responsory, responsory report, resume, resumption,
     retort, retroaction, return, return answer, return for answer,
     return signal, reverberate, reverberation, revert, revive,
     revulsion, ring, riposte, rise, roll, rumble, rumbling, say,
     say again, say in reply, send back, shadow, share, sharing, sheep,
     shoot back, short answer, side with, signal, signal display,
     silhouette, simulate, simulation, simulator, snappy comeback, solo,
     sound, spot, strike in with, swell, sympathetic chord,
     sympathetic response, sympathize with, sympathy, talk back,
     target image, thunder, thundering, trace, transmitter signal,
     unthinking response, vibes, vibrations, video signal, witty reply,
     witty retort, yes-and-no answer

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         European Community Host Organisation (org., Europe)

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1. A topic group on FidoNet's echomail system.
     Compare newsgroup.
     2. A Unix command that just prints its arguments.
     [{Jargon File]

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Echo, OR -- U.S. city in Oregon
     Population (2000):    650
     Housing Units (2000): 252
     Land area (2000):     0.595598 sq. miles (1.542591 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.595598 sq. miles (1.542591 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            22200
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             45.741196 N, 119.194632 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     97826
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Echo, OR

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Echo, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    278
     Housing Units (2000): 136
     Land area (2000):     1.017813 sq. miles (2.636124 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.017813 sq. miles (2.636124 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            17900
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             44.617088 N, 95.415071 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     56237
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Echo, MN

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