Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To drive or beat back.
  • v. To reflect; to reverberate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To drive or beat back; hence, to reflect; to reverberate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To beat or drive back; send back; reflect.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. cause repercussions; have an unwanted effect

Etymologies

Latin repercusus, past participle of repercutere to drive back; prefix re- re- + percutere. See percussion. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For firsts, I know this will repercuss back onto the way this Bynum-less team is perceived.

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