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resonate with

1. To carry the sound of some lingering acoustical force. The entire house resonated with the sound of his music. The streets resonated with gunfire, keeping residents in a perpetual state of fear.
2. To be in agreement, harmony, or conformity with something else. It seems suspicious that the notoriously authoritarian country is suddenly proposing a peace agreement that resonates so closely with what the global community has been requesting. The description of the course really resonated with what I wanted in a Medieval English Literature class.
3. To produce or evoke an appealing feeling of familiarity in someone. The show has achieved such huge success because its themes resonates with adults and children alike. It's clear that the book series has been resonating with readers around the country.

resonate with someone

Fig. [for an idea, issue, or concept] to appeal to someone or cause someone to relate to it. The concept of wearing worn-looking clothing seems to resonate with young people. Your notion just doesn't resonate with the public in general.

resonate with

v.
1. To sound with some particular tone: The house resonated with the final chime of the grandfather clock.
2. To correspond closely or harmoniously with something: My ideas for the film resonated with what the producers had in mind.
3. To evoke a feeling of shared emotion or belief with someone: His book mostly resonated with young adults.
4. To feel shared emotions or beliefs with something or someone: Everywhere she speaks, millions resonate with her message.
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Resonate Social is a boutique integrated marketing agency with clients such as HP, Rain-X and Mollie Stone's.
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The new Resonate Music Studios will be in the form of weekly sessions initially held over the next four weeks in the runup to Christmas on a Wednesday evening at Gateacre School and Thursday evening at Notre Dame Catholic College.
OpenText customers will be able to easily visualize their information, build applications, extract information and drive faster adoption of EIM through the use of Resonate KT software," said OpenText CEO Mark J.
Such a "truth" resonates from the shared social identity and heritage that permeate and necessitate the construction of Black Speak, linking its interlocutors to the socially constructed and historically transmitted patterns of meaning that define culture (see Gee rtz).
Resonate music education hub is Liverpool's music support service, which teaches thousands of pupils from across the city how to play an instrument.
One factor is that the ground-shaking was amplified -- scientists now say by about five times -- because Mexico City lies on an old lake bed that resonates with the seismic waves.