Definition of Consonate

1. Verb. Sound in sympathy.

Generic synonyms: Echo, Resound, Reverberate, Ring
Derivative terms: Consonance



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Consonate

consonant
consonant gradation
consonant rhyme
consonant stem
consonant system
consonantal
consonantal system
consonantism
consonantize
consonantized
consonantizes
consonantizing
consonantly
consonantness
consonants
consonate (current term)
consonating rale
consonous
consopiation
consort
consortable
consorted
consortest
consortia
consortial
consorting
consortion
consortium
consortiums
consorts

Literary usage of Consonate

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1. The American Medical Intelligencer by Robley Dunglison (1842)
"The air inclosed in a defined space does not consonate with every sound; and should it consonate with several different notes or sounds, ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"Air can consonate only when confined within a circumscribed space. ... The air in the trachea and bronchia can consonate with the voice in as far as their ..."

3. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1852)
"He also remarks, " the air in any enclosed space does not consonate with every ... Again, bodies consonate only in unison, or in certain fixed harmony with ..."

4. A treatise on the theory and practice of medicine by John Syer Bristowe (1880)
"We are far from denying that the tubes may consonate to musical sounds, or that they do so consonate in certain cases. But a tube of a certain definite ..."

5. The London and Edinburgh Monthly Journal of Medical Science (1842)
"Air can consonate only when confined within a circumscribed space. In the open air, the human voice, and every other sound, is heard more feebly than in a ..."

6. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the lungs: Including the Principles by Walter Hayle Walshe (1871)
"... follows :—(a) Air in any enclosed space does not consonate with every sound produced at its orifice, but only with the fundamental note of that space, ..."

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