echo noun

ADJ. distant, faint | clear, distinct, strong (often figurative) There are distinct echoes of Elvis Presley in his vocal style. | hollow | returning The bat compares the sound of its cry with the sound of the returning echo.

VERB + ECHO hear, listen for/to We could just hear a faint echo. | produce, send back, send out Their footsteps on the bare boards sent out hollow echoes. | find (figurative) The political upheavals find an echo in the art of the time.

ECHO + VERB sound A faint echo sounded in the cave. | die (away) The echo slowly died away. | come back, return An echo came back from the walls of the building.

PREP. ~ from the echo from a brick wall