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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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They resonated with a not insignificant minority of families who felt let down by hospital scandals over the border.
Although New Beginnings was a virtual experience, the film most definitely resonated with people, in many cases moving them to tears.
She explained she wanted to open up about her pain over the rapper's interruption of her acceptance speech at last year's MTV Video Music Awards and also create a track that resonated with her fans.
It is lamentable that the humane Christian creeds that were advocated by Wesley, White and Booth have not resonated with the majority of today's Christian leaders.
"Life in print" has resonated with customers and end users, according to Hagen.
"Everything Jeremy Piven (who plays talent agent Ari Gold) says is funny, but this one thing really resonated with us."
Despite extremely limited resources and a highly challenging set of circumstances, including threats on his client's life, Barwell, working pro bono, crafted a message that resonated with his audience and earned the respect of journalists, colleagues and his client.
But as a young Catholic involved in the broader church community, it was also Ted Scott's capacity to question the fractured Christian reality that resonated with me.
"Lincoln's alliance with Time Warner Center is a natural extension of our 'Travel Well' theme that has resonated with consumers," said John Fitzpatrick, Lincoln Mercury general marketing manager.
"Maybe it's just because the topic resonated with me on this particular morning, but I was impressed with the design elements and copy of this particular page.
The final chapter uses a "comparative perspective" to show how the swing-era criticism of white writers John Hammond and Roger Pryor Dodge resonated with, though in most cases diverged from, the ideas of New Negro thinkers.
This play of repetition was not restricted to the group of B paintings; the stripes in B resonated with similarly spaced stripes in a series of AE paintings with off-white backgrounds - AE, 1996, AEA, 1995, and AEB, 1995 (the dating sequence indicating that the apparently "copied" paintings may actually have preceded their "originals").
In 1998 the Rubins identified the space that resonated with their ideas.
The theme of the Wexner exhibition was not explicitly border culture, but it nonetheless resonated with this paradigm for our present turmoil.