resonate with

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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and its directors and executive officers, may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Resonate with respect to the transactions contemplated by the merger agreement.
However, ear membranes on each side of its head resonate with several of the key frequencies, amplifying and broadcasting the call, Purgue reports in the November 1997 Journal of Comparative Physiology A.
Chin comes to Resonate with more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry.
Barnes comes to Resonate with over 15 years of experience managing software product development.