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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).
[Middle English redounden, to flow abundantly, from Old French redonder, from Latin redundāre, to overflow; see redundant.]
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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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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Past participle: redounded
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|Verb||1.||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"|
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redound[rɪˈdaʊnd] VI to redound upon sb → repercutir sobre algn
to redound to sb's credit → redundar en beneficio de algn
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redound[rɪˈdaʊnd] vi to redound upon sb → riversarsi su qn
to redound to sb's credit → tornare a credito di qn
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