To resound is to echo with sounds, usually loudly. When you sing in the shower, your voice resounds.

If you remember that re means again, then resounding makes a lot of sense: it's what happens when a sound rings out or echoes. A loud, booming voice is more likely to resound than a little whisper. If you stand on a building, yell your name, and then here it again, it resounded. Resounding is also called echoing, ringing, and reverberating. If you've ever heard a ring announcer, the microphone helps his or her voice resound to the crowd.

Definitions of resound
  1. verb
    emit a noise
    synonyms: make noise, noise
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    make a sound like frying fat
    howl, roar
    make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles
    purl, sough
    make a murmuring sound
    claxon, honk
    use the horn of a car
    make a low continuous sound
    crackle, crunch, scranch, scraunch
    make a crushing noise
    creak, screak, screech, skreak, squeak, whine
    make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    make loud and annoying noises
    brattle, clack, clatter
    make a rattling sound
    clitter, stridulate
    make a shrill creaking noise by rubbing together special bodily structures
    drown out
    make imperceptible
    jangle, jingle, jingle-jangle
    make a sound typical of metallic objects
    make a loud, piercing sound
    emit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire
    ring out
    sound loudly
    blare, blast
    make a strident sound
    make a loud, roaring sound, as of a car engine, while moving
    bawl, yawp
    make a raucous noise
    to make or produce a loud noise
    crump, scrunch, thud
    make a noise typical of an engine lacking lubricants
    type of:
    go, sound
    make a certain noise or sound
  2. verb
    ring or echo with sound
    “the hall resounded with laughter”
    synonyms: echo, reverberate, ring
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    sound in sympathy
    repeat or return an echo again or repeatedly; send (an echo) back
    echo repeatedly, echo again and again
    ring loudly and deeply
    type of:
    go, sound
    make a certain noise or sound
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