verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈdə-bəl\

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

Full Definition of REDOUBLE

transitive verb
:  to make twice as great in size or amount; broadly :  intensify, strengthen
a obsolete :  to echo back
b archaic :  repeat
intransitive verb
:  to become redoubled
archaic :  resound
:  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.

First Known Use of REDOUBLE

15th century

Rhymes with REDOUBLE


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