Definition of redound in English:
1 (redound to) formal Contribute greatly to (a person’s credit or honour): his latest diplomatic effort will redound to his credit
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- Whether these efforts will redound to the benefit of taxpayers, will only be known come Budget Day 2004.
- I heard one caller to a radio show suggest that this might redound to our benefit, since all they understand in that region is strength.
- I assure you that it will redound to the social, academic and financial well-being of us all.
2 (redound upon) archaic Come back upon; rebound on: may his sin redound upon his head!
[Probably by association with rebound1]
Words that rhyme with redoundabound, aground, around, astound, bound, compound, confound, dumbfound, expound, found, ground, hound, impound, interwound, mound, pound, profound, propound, round, sound, stoneground, surround, theatre-in-the-round (US theater-in-the-round), underground, wound
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