resonate (verb) – to vibrate or resound; to influence or impact; to elicit a sympathetic response
BREAKDOWN: RE- (again) + SON- (sound) + -ATE (to make or do)
— resonant means echoing or resounding
— resonance is an echo or reverberation; something that elicits an emotion or association
This word is built on the root SON-, which means sound.
Common SON- words include sonar, sonic, and sound.
More esoteric SON- words include assonant, sonata, soniferous, and sonnet.