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double or nothing

Definition of double or nothing

US

  1. :  a gambling bet in which a person could win two times as much money as he or she has already won or could lose all of the money <I won $20 on the first game but lost it on the second game going double or nothing.>



Word by Word Definitions

doubleplay
  1. :  having a twofold relation or character :  dual

    :  consisting of two usually combined members or parts

    :  being twice as great or as many

  1. : :  to make twice as great or as many: as

    :  to increase by adding an equal amount

    :  to amount to twice the number of

  1. :  to twice the extent or amount

    :  two together

    :  downward and forward from the usual position

  1. : :  something twice the usual size, strength, speed, quantity, or value: as

    :  a double amount

    :  a base hit that enables the batter to reach second base

nothingplay
  1. :  not any thing :  no thing

    :  no part

    :  one of no interest, value, or consequence

  1. :  not at all :  in no degree

  1. :  something that does not exist

    :  the absence of all magnitude or quantity

    :  zero

  1. :  of no account :  worthless


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