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double or quits

Definition of double or quits


  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 :  (US) double or nothing <I won $20 on the first game but lost it on the second game going double or quits.>

Word by Word Definitions

  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

  1. :  being on even terms by repayment or requital

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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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