verb re·dound \ri-ˈdand\

: to have a particular result

Full Definition of REDOUND

intransitive verb
archaic :  to become swollen :  overflow
:  to have an effect for good or ill <new power alignments which may or may not redound to the faculty's benefit — G. W. Bonham>
:  to become transferred or added :  accrue

Origin of REDOUND

Middle English, from Middle French redunder, from Latin redundare, from re-, red- re- + unda wave — more at water
First Known Use: 14th century


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