Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To drive or beat back.
  • verb transitive, by extension To reflect; to reverberate.

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

  • verb cause repercussions; have an unwanted effect

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Examples

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

    freedarko.com

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