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Definitions of Redound

Pronunciation : Re*dound" (r*dound")
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [F. redonder, L. redundare; pref. red-, re-, re- + undare to rise in waves or surges, fr. unda a wave. See Undulate, and cf. Redundant.]
Definition : 1. To roll back, as a wave or flood; to be sent or driven back; to flow back, as a consequence or effect; to conduce; to contribute; to result. The evil, soon Driven back, redounded as a flood on those From whom it sprung. Milton. The honor done to our religion ultimately redounds to God, the author of it. Rogers. both . . . will devour great quantities of paper, there will no small use redound from them to that manufacture. Addison.

2. To be in excess; to remain over and above; to be redundant; to overflow. For every dram of honey therein found, A pound of gall doth over it redound. Spenser.

i. [imp. & p. p. Redounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Redounding.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*dound"
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. The coming back, as of consequence or effect; result; return; requital. We give you welcome; not without redound Of use and glory to yourselves ye come. Tennyson.

2. Rebound; reverberation. [R.] Codrington.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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