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redouble

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verb re·dou·ble \(ˌ)rē-ˈdə-bəl\

Simple Definition of redouble

  • : to greatly increase the size or amount of (something)

Full Definition of redouble

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make twice as great in size or amount; broadly :  intensify, strengthen

  3. 2 a obsolete :  to echo back b archaic :  repeat

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to become redoubled

  6. 2 archaic :  resound

  7. 3 :  to double an opponent's double in bridge

redouble noun

Examples of redouble

  1. They redoubled their efforts to finish the work on time.

  2. Their efforts to finish the work redoubled as the deadline drew near.



15th Century

First Known Use of redouble

15th century

Rhymes with redouble


REDOUBLE Defined for Kids

redouble

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verb re·dou·ble \rē-ˈdə-bəl\

Definition of redouble

re·dou·bledre·dou·bling

  1. :  to greatly increase the size or amount of <They redoubled their efforts.>





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