Echo in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is echo a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word echo is a Scrabble US word. The word echo is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word echo is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

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You can make 14 words from 'echo' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'echo'

ECHO 9OCHE 9

3 letters words from 'echo'

CHE 8ECH 8
ECO 5HOC 8
HOE 6OCH 8

2 letters words from 'echo'

CH 7EH 5
HE 5HO 5
OE 2OH 5

All 4 letters words made out of echo

echo ceho ehco heco cheo hceo ecoh ceoh eoch oech coeh oceh ehoc heoc eohc oehc hoec ohec choe hcoe cohe oche hoce ohce

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word echo. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in echo.

Definitions and meaning of echo

echo

Alternative forms

  • echoe (obsolete)
  • eccho (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English eccho, ecco, ekko, from Medieval Latin ecco, from Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ), from ἠχή (ēkhḗ, sound).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĕkʹō
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɛkəʊ/
    • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɛkoʊ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkəʊ

Noun

echo (countable and uncountable, plural echoes or echos)

  1. A reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer.
  2. An utterance repeating what has just been said.
  3. (poetry) A device in verse in which a line ends with a word which recalls the sound of the last word of the preceding line.
  4. (figuratively) Sympathetic recognition; response; answer.
    • (Can we date this quote by Fuller and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them.
    • (Can we date this quote by Robert Louis Stevenson and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Many kind, and sincere speeches found an echo in his heart.
  5. (computing) The displaying on the command line of the command that has just been executed.
  6. The letter E in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  7. (whist, bridge) A signal, played in the same manner as a trump signal, made by a player who holds four or more trumps (or, as played by some, exactly three trumps) and whose partner has led trumps or signalled for trumps.
  8. (whist, bridge) A signal showing the number held of a plain suit when a high card in that suit is led by one's partner.
  9. (medicine, colloquial) Echocardiography or echocardiogram.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

echo (third-person singular simple present echoes, present participle echoing, simple past and past participle echoed)

  1. (of a sound or sound waves, intransitive) To reflect off a surface and return.
  2. (transitive) To reflect back (a sound).
    • (Can we date this quote by John Dryden and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Those peals are echoed by the Trojan throng.
    • (Can we date this quote by Keble and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The wondrous sound / Is echoed on forever.
  3. (by extension, transitive) To repeat (another's speech, opinion, etc.).
  4. (computing, transitive) To repeat its input as input to some other device or system.
  5. (intransitive, whist, bridge) To give the echo signal, informing one's partner about cards one holds.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:imitate

Translations

Anagrams

  • Choe, HCEO, oche

Asturian

Verb

echo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of echar

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛxo/

Noun

echo n

  1. echo (reflected sound)

Synonyms

  • ozvěna

Further reading

  • echo in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • echo in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

From Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ), from ἠχή (ēkhḗ, sound).

Pronunciation

Noun

echo m (plural echo's, diminutive echootje n)

  1. echo

Verb

echo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of echoën
  2. imperative of echoën

Ladino

Noun

echo m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling איג׳ו‎)

  1. work

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈeː.kʰoː/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈe.ko/, [ˈɛː.kɔ]

Noun

ēchō f (genitive ēchūs); fourth declension

  1. echo

Declension

Fourth-declension noun (nominative/vocative singular in ).

Other forms:

  • Accusative singular ēchō and ēchōn; only these forms and the nominative singular are attested in ancient Latin, not the other forms mentioned above.

References

  • echo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • echo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • echo in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • echo in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • echo in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.xɔ/

Noun

echo n

  1. echo

Declension


Portuguese

Noun

echo m (plural echos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of eco (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈet͡ʃo/
  • Homophone: hecho
  • Rhymes: -etʃo

Verb

echo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of echar.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a reflected sound.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)