[rez-uh-nuh nt] /ˈrɛz ə nənt/
or echoing, as sounds:
the resonant thundering of cannons being fired.
deep and full of :
a resonant voice.
pertaining to .
producing ; causing amplification or sustention of sound.
pertaining to a system in a state of , especially with respect to sound.
Phonetics. a vowel or a voiced consonant or semivowel that is neither a stop nor an affricate, as, in English, (m, ng, n, l, r, y, w).
(of sound) resounding or re-echoing
producing or enhancing resonance, as by sympathetic vibration
characterized by resonance
1590s, from Latin resonantem (nominative resonans), present participle of resonare (see resonance).
[res-per-uh-buh l, ri-spahyuh r-uh-buh l] /ˈrɛs pər ə bəl, rɪˈspaɪər ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being respired. 2. capable of respiring. /ˈrɛspɪrəbəl/ adjective 1. able to be breathed 2. suitable or fit for breathing respirable res·pi·ra·ble (rěs’pər-ə-bəl, rĭ-spīr’-) adj.
[ri-spon-suh-bil-i-tee] /rɪˌspɒn səˈbɪl ɪ ti/ noun, plural responsibilities. 1. the state or fact of being , answerable, or accountable for something within one’s power, control, or management. 2. an instance of being : The responsibility for this mess is yours! 3. a particular burden of obligation upon one who is : the responsibilities of authority. […]
[ri-spon-suh-buh l] /rɪˈspɒn sə bəl/ adjective 1. answerable or accountable, as for something within one’s power, control, or management (often followed by to or for): He is responsible to the president for his decisions. 2. involving accountability or , as in having the power to control or manage: promoted to a responsible position in the […]
[ri-spon-siv] /rɪˈspɒn sɪv/ adjective 1. especially readily and sympathetically to appeals, efforts, influences, etc.: a responsive government. 2. Physiology. acting in , as to some stimulus. 3. characterized by the use of : responsive worship. /rɪˈspɒnsɪv/ adjective 1. reacting or replying quickly or favourably, as to a suggestion, initiative, etc 2. (of an organism) reacting […]