Re*dound" (r?*dound"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Redounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Redounding.] [F. redonder, L. redundare; pref. red-, re-, re- + undare to rise in waves or surges, fr. unda a wave. See Undulate, and cf. Redundant.]


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.


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.


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Re*dound", n.


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.


Rebound; reverberation.




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