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).
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How to use redound in a sentence
However, the split in the anti-progressive vote will likely redound to the incumbent’s already-considerable advantage.New York Is Holding Another Primary. Here’s Everything You Need To Know. | Nathaniel Rakich (firstname.lastname@example.org) | August 22, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
If Mardonius succeeds in his attempt, the glory of it will redound to you.Xerxes | Jacob Abbott
We would think that such an incident would by no means redound to the credit of Mr. Lopez.The Prime Minister | Anthony Trollope
Lekain retaliated by giving publicity to certain episodes in the lady's private life which did not redound to her credit.Queens of the French Stage | H. Noel Williams
There was every chance that good fortune in being able to do a great favor for the old man might redound to their aid.The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers | Claude A. Labelle
They neither redound to the honour of Christianity, nor effect the slightest benefit to morality.
British Dictionary definitions for redound
(intr foll by to) to have an advantageous or disadvantageous effect (on): brave deeds redound to your credit
(intr foll by on or upon) to recoil or rebound
(intr) archaic to arise; accrue: wealth redounding from wise investment
(tr) archaic to reflect; bring: his actions redound dishonour upon him
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