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redouble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of redouble

  1. 1 to make markedly greater in measure or degree <rescuers redoubled their efforts to reach the people buried in the rubble after unexpectedly hearing someone call for help> Synonyms accentuate, amp (up), amplify, beef (up), boost, consolidate, deepen, enhance, heighten, magnify, intensify, step up, strengthenRelated Words broaden, enlarge, expand, extend, lengthen; accelerate, hasten, quicken; emphasize, point (up), sharpen, stress; augment, enforce, reinforce (also reenforce), restrengthen, supplement; maximize; enliven, jazz (up); aggravate, exacerbateNear Antonyms decrease, diminish, lessen, let up (on), reduce, subdue, tone (down), weaken; dwindle, recede, subside, taper (off), wane; alleviate, ease, lightenAntonyms abate, moderate

  2. 2 to make twice as great or as many <if we redouble the recipe, we'll have enough cookies for everyone> Synonyms duplicate, doubleRelated Words compound, multiply; accumulate, balloon, build (up), burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, mount, mushroom, proliferate, rise, snowball, swell, wax





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