Redound

Definition of Redound

Re`dound´   Pronunciation: r?`dound´
v. i.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.
[imp. & p. p. Redounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Redounding.]
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.
n.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.

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