Root Word of the Day: RESONATE

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.

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