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Meaning of REPERCUSS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  cause repercussions; have an unwanted effect
 

REPERCUSS is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re`per*cuss"\ (-k[u^]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Repercussed} (-k?st");p. pr. & vb. n. {Repercussing}.] [L.
repercusus, p. p. of repercutere to drive back; pref. re- re-
+ percutere. See {Percussion}.]
To drive or beat back; hence, to reflect; to reverberate.

      Perceiving all the subjacent country, . . . to
      repercuss such a light as I could hardly look against.
                                               --Evelyn.

 

 

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