Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Reverberation; resounding.

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  • verb Present participle of redound.

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Examples

  • These arts, by their very nature, are oriented toward the infinite beauty of God which they attempt in some way to portray by the work of human hands; they achieve their purpose of redounding to God's praise and glory in proportion as they are directed the more exclusively to the single aim of turning men's minds devoutly toward God.

    The Christian Artist

  • Playing the fool and redounding unto himself the reputation of making an ass of himself through several events where he could never be taken seriously would have to come to a decidedly abrupt halt.

    Excerpt from Crackle

  • In many cases, it wasn't even for glory redounding to the R party ... it was pure animal, individual greed.

    Rahm Emanuel: GOP's Motto Is "Ask What Your Government Can Do For Our Party"

  • Machievellian means "darned effective political strategy redounding to McCain's favor in the campaign".

    The wild speculation that Sarah Palin is not the real mother of the new baby she presents as her own.

  • Dombey and Son, redounding to the credit of the illustrious

    Dombey and Son

  • It was not only that I wished him to acquire popularity as redounding to his fame; but I believed that he would obtain a greater mastery over his own powers, and greater happiness in his mind, if public applause crowned his endeavors ....

    Shelley's Pod People

  • I think the combination of those four are all redounding to weaken Republicans and help Democrats ... says Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House -- Nichols

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: "Energy's on the Anti-Iraq Side"

  • It was related to him further beside, that they were men of a quicke and ingenious apprehension, whereby hee politikely imagined, that theyr poore condition could not so well maintaine them; without some courses else, albeit not publiquely knowne unto men, yet redounding to their great commoditie and profite.

    The Decameron

  • Neuertheles, I thought that there was greater regard to be had of my countrey, sustaining so many mens mocks and reproches, then of mine owne praise or dispraise, redounding perhaps vnto me vpon this occasion.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Neuertheles, I thought that there was greater regard to be had of my countrey, sustaining so many mens mocks and reproches, then of mine owne praise or dispraise, redounding perhaps vnto me vpon this occasion.

    A briefe commentarie of Island, by Arngrimus Ionas

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