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rebound (ree BOUND) (verb)
To bounce or to spring back after impact with another object: Greg said, "Earl, the ball will rebound from the wall of the indoor ball court if you hit it hard enough."
rebound (ree BOUND) (noun)
1. A sharp increase or recovery: There was a sharp rebound of prices on the stock market today.
2. The reaction to a setback or disappointment: The gossip was that Maude was on the rebound from a broken marriage.
redound (ri DOUND) (verb)
To grant or to confer to an individual's honour or merit: It will redound to Monroe's credit that he worked so hard to prevent the crisis.

Craig's decision to invest in the stock market will redound positively in terms of his stocks which have experienced a significant rebound in value.

redound (verb), redounds; redounded; redounding
1. To have a particular consequence, usually something good or positive: Shirley made a decision that redounded to a better future for her.
2. To return to affect someone as a repercussion or a consequence; to have a good, or bad, effect or result.
3. Etymology: "to overflow," from Old French redonder, "overflow, abound" (12th century); from Latin redundare, "to overflow".

The meaning of "to flow" or "to go back" (to a place or person) is from 1382.

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