4. To be mentioned much and loudly. Milton.
5. To echo or reverberate; to be resonant; as, the earth resounded with his praise.
(Re*sound"), v. t.
1. To throw back, or return, the sound of; to echo; to reverberate.
Albion's cliffs resound the ruray.Pope.
2. To praise or celebrate with the voice, or the sound of instruments; to extol with sounds; to spread the
The man for wisdom's various arts renowned,Pope.
Long exercised in woes, O muse, resound.
Syn. To echo; reëcho; reverberate; sound.
(Re*sound"), n. Return of sound; echo. Beaumont.
(Re*source") n. [F. ressource, fr. OF. ressourdre, resourdre, to spring forth or up again; pref.
re- re- + sourdre to spring forth. See Source.]
1. That to which one resorts orr on which one depends for supply or support; means of overcoming a
difficulty; resort; expedient.
Threat'nings mixed with prayers, his last resource.Dryden.
2. pl. Pecuniary means; funds; money, or any property that can be converted into supplies; available
means or capabilities of any kind.
Scotland by no means escaped the fate ordained for every country which is connected, but not incorporated,
with another country of greater resources.Macaulay.
Syn. Expedient; resort; means; contrivance.
(Re*source"ful) a. Full of resources.
(Re*source"less), a. Destitute of resources. Burke.
Re*source"less*ness, n. R. Browning.
(Re*sow") v. t. To sow again. Bacon.
(Re*sown") v. To resound. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Re*speak") v. t.
1. To speak or utter again.
2. To answer; to echo. [Obs. or Poetic] Shak.
(Re*spect") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Respected; p. pr. & vb. n. Respecting.] [L. respectare, v.
intens. from respicere, respectum, to look back, respect; pref. re- re- + specere, spicere, to look, to
view: cf. F. respecter. See Spy, and cf. Respite.]