poor stargazer (educate_sedate) wrote in 1word1day,
poor stargazer


redound [ri-dound]

to have a good or bad effect or result, as to the advantage or disadvantage of a person or thing.
to result or accrue, as to a person.
to come back or reflect upon a person as to honor or disgrace (usually followed by on or upon).
To have an effect or consequence: deeds that redound to one's discredit.
To return; recoil: Glory redounds upon the brave.
To contribute; accrue

Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English redounden, to flow abundantly, from Old French redonder, from Latin redundāre, to overflow; see redundant
Tags: french, latin, r, verb

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