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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of redound.

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Examples

  • It was a strange thing that Arcadius should be blind to the fact that it was he, and he alone, who had made Eutropius Consul, and that all this talk about the filth and pollution of his mere name redounded to the utter discredit of the Emperor, who was responsible for his entire career, and had until yesterday regarded him with boundless approval.

    Gathering Clouds: A Tale of the Days of St. Chrysostom

  • We built the national highway system; put a generation to college on grants, not loans; and invested in public research that redounded to enormous private gain.

    Heather McGhee: Who's Budgeting for a Middle Class?

  • That bailout, and the guarantee from Dublin that preceded it, redounded chiefly to the benefit of the banks' foreign creditors, who represented some three-quarters of the money lent to the banks.

    Fine Gael and the Banks

  • We built the national highway system; put a generation to college on grants, not loans; and invested in public research that redounded to enormous private gain.

    Heather McGhee: Who's Budgeting for a Middle Class?

  • We built the national highway system; put a generation to college on grants, not loans; and invested in public research that redounded to enormous private gain.

    Heather McGhee: Who's Budgeting for a Middle Class?

  • He was carried away, and what he might have said of that night's happening would have redounded neither to St. Vincent's credit nor to his own, had not Frona innocently put a seal upon his lips ere he had properly begun.

    CHAPTER 13

  • And why is it that all of Halliburton/KBR's "inefficiency" somehow redounded to the company's benefit and not the government's?

    PolitiFact Embraces Equivocation, the Truth Gets Squeezed

  • (That slowness to wake up and smell -- mixing metaphors here -- which way the wind is blowing has, of course, redounded to the good of actors demanding $20 million salaries.)

    Seeing Stars in Hollywood and New York

  • But the ads redounded to the benefit of the Bloc instead, both because there was no real prospect of major NDP victories in Quebec and because Quebec voters tend to be, frankly speaking, very tribal.

    North America's Other Election

  • (That slowness to wake up and smell -- mixing metaphors here -- which way the wind is blowing has, of course, redounded to the good of actors demanding $20 million salaries.)

    David Finkle: Seeing Stars in Hollywood and New York

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