redound to someone's credit/honor
Definition of redound to someone's credit/honor
—used to say that a person deserves credit/honor for having done something It redounds to his credit that he worked so hard to prevent this crisis.
Word by Word Definitions
: to become swollen : overflow
: to have an effect for good or ill
: to become transferred or added : accrue
: some person : somebody
: reliance on the truth or reality of something
: the balance in a person's favor in an account
: an amount or sum placed at a person's disposal by a bank
: to trust in the truth of : believe
: to supply goods on credit to
: to bring credit or honor upon
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