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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.]
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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]
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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)]
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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
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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?"
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Translations

redound

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

[rɪˈdaʊnd] vi to redound upon sbriversarsi su qn
to redound to sb's credit → tornare a credito di qn
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References in classic literature ?
She op'nd, but to shut Excel'd her power; the Gates wide op'n stood, That with extended wings a Bannerd Host Under spread Ensigns marching might pass through With Horse and Chariots rankt in loose array; So wide they stood, and like a Furnace mouth Cast forth redounding smoak and ruddy flame.
These are the rather unexceptional trials awaiting any inchoate self making the acquaintance of a basically indifferent world; one of the first, unforgettable lessons of maturity is that, far from redounding to your own needful child-self or your parents' "simple, dazzling love," the cosmic order of things proceeds with little concern for your well-being.
Examples of the epic are Raghuvamsa and Kumarasambhava, whose stories are mere pretext for the poet to enchain stanzas, each metrically and grammatically complete, redounding with complex and reposeful imagery.