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Redound meaning in English

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1. redound

return or recoil

Example Sentences:
'Fame redounds to the heroes'

2. redound


Example Sentences:
'Everything redounded to his glory'

3. redound

have an effect for good or ill

Example Sentences:
'Her efforts will redound to the general good'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of redound
1. (intransitive; foll by to)
to have an advantageous or disadvantageous effect (on)
brave deeds redound to your credit
2. (intransitive; foll by on or upon)
to recoil or rebound
3. (intransitive) archaic
to arise; accrue
wealth redounding from wise investment
4. (transitive) archaic
to reflect; bring
his actions redound dishonour upon him

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verb intransitive
to have a result or effect (to the credit or discredit, etc. of someone or something)
to come back; react; recoil (upon)
said of honor or disgrace
3.  Obsolete
to surge up or overflow

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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intr.v. re·dound·ed, re·dound·ing, re·dounds
1. To have an effect or consequence: deeds that redound to one's discredit.
2. To return; recoil: "covered her with a ridicule that would redound upon their son" (Louise Auchincloss).

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