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re·dound

 (rĭ-dound′)
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).

[Middle English redounden, to flow abundantly, from Old French redonder, from Latin redundāre, to overflow; see redundant.]

redound

(rɪˈdaʊnd)
vb
1. (foll by: to) to have an advantageous or disadvantageous effect (on): brave deeds redound to your credit.
2. (foll by: on or upon) to recoil or rebound
3. (intr) archaic to arise; accrue: wealth redounding from wise investment.
4. (tr) archaic to reflect; bring: his actions redound dishonour upon him.
[C14: from Old French redonder, from Latin redundāre to stream over, from red- re- + undāre to rise in waves, from unda a wave]

re•dound

(rɪˈdaʊnd)

v.i.
1. to have a good or bad effect; work to one's advantage or disadvantage.
2. to result or accrue.
3. to reflect upon a person as honor or disgrace (usu. followed by on or upon).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French redonder < Latin redundāre to overflow =red- red- + undāre to surge (derivative of unda wave; compare undulate)]

redound


Past participle: redounded
Gerund: redounding

Imperative
redound
redound
Present
I redound
you redound
he/she/it redounds
we redound
you redound
they redound
Preterite
I redounded
you redounded
he/she/it redounded
we redounded
you redounded
they redounded
Present Continuous
I am redounding
you are redounding
he/she/it is redounding
we are redounding
you are redounding
they are redounding
Present Perfect
I have redounded
you have redounded
he/she/it has redounded
we have redounded
you have redounded
they have redounded
Past Continuous
I was redounding
you were redounding
he/she/it was redounding
we were redounding
you were redounding
they were redounding
Past Perfect
I had redounded
you had redounded
he/she/it had redounded
we had redounded
you had redounded
they had redounded
Future
I will redound
you will redound
he/she/it will redound
we will redound
you will redound
they will redound
Future Perfect
I will have redounded
you will have redounded
he/she/it will have redounded
we will have redounded
you will have redounded
they will have redounded
Future Continuous
I will be redounding
you will be redounding
he/she/it will be redounding
we will be redounding
you will be redounding
they will be redounding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been redounding
you have been redounding
he/she/it has been redounding
we have been redounding
you have been redounding
they have been redounding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been redounding
you will have been redounding
he/she/it will have been redounding
we will have been redounding
you will have been redounding
they will have been redounding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been redounding
you had been redounding
he/she/it had been redounding
we had been redounding
you had been redounding
they had been redounding
Conditional
I would redound
you would redound
he/she/it would redound
we would redound
you would redound
they would redound
Past Conditional
I would have redounded
you would have redounded
he/she/it would have redounded
we would have redounded
you would have redounded
they would have redounded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.redound - return or recoil; "Fame redounds to the heroes"
return - return in kind; "return a compliment"; "return her love"
2.redound - contribute; "Everything redounded to his glory"
accrue - grow by addition; "The interest accrues"
3.redound - have an effect for good or ill; "Her efforts will redound to the general good"
affect, bear upon, impact, bear on, touch on, touch - have an effect upon; "Will the new rules affect me?"
Translations

redound

[rɪˈdaʊnd] VI to redound upon sbrepercutir sobre algn
to redound to sb's creditredundar en beneficio de algn

redound

vi (form) to redound to somebody’s honour/advantagejdm zur Ehre/zum Vorteil gereichen (geh); to redound to somebody’s creditjdm hoch angerechnet werden; to redound uponwieder treffen

redound

[rɪˈdaʊnd] vi to redound upon sbriversarsi su qn
to redound to sb's credit → tornare a credito di qn
References in classic literature ?
If you wish to see me the king's attorney, you must desire for me some of those violent and dangerous diseases from the cure of which so much honor redounds to the physician.
If what you tell us about the middle classes is true, Lady Stutfield, it redounds greatly to their credit.
All I can say is, that my friend Heep has responded to appeals to which I need not more particularly refer, in a manner calculated to redound equally to the honour of his head, and of his heart.
I did not omit even our sports and pastimes, or any other particular which I thought might redound to the honour of my country.
Harassed by this reflection, he made haste with his scanty pothouse supper, and having finished it called the landlord, and shutting himself into the stable with him, fell on his knees before him, saying, "From this spot I rise not, valiant knight, until your courtesy grants me the boon I seek, one that will redound to your praise and the benefit of the human race.
The maxim that the consumer is the payer, is so much oftener true than the reverse of the proposition, that it is far more equitable that the duties on imports should go into a common stock, than that they should redound to the exclusive benefit of the importing States.
And Ulysses answered, "King Alcinous, if you were to bid me to stay here for a whole twelve months, and then speed me on my way, loaded with your noble gifts, I should obey you gladly and it would redound greatly to my advantage, for I should return fuller-handed to my own people, and should thus be more respected and beloved by all who see me when I get back to Ithaca.
I have heard of many things that redound to the credit of the priesthood, but the most notable matter that occurs to me now is the devotion one of the mendicant orders showed during the prevalence of the cholera last year.
It was a politic course of proceeding, and one which could not fail to redound to his advantage in every point of view, since the very circumstance of his having extorted from Ralph Nickleby his real design in introducing his niece to such society, coupled with his extreme disinterestedness in communicating it so freely to his friend, could not but advance his interests in that quarter, and greatly facilitate the passage of coin (pretty frequent and speedy already) from the pockets of Lord Frederick Verisopht to those of Sir Mulberry Hawk.
However, you will receive it as a memorial of my friendship; and whatever superfluities may redound to you, that piety which you so rigidly maintain will instruct you how to dispose of them.
Therefore, it redounds to both parties benefits na hindi unequal, the President said in the interview.