doubly

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adverb dou·bly \ˈdə-b(ə-)lē\

Definition of doubly

  1. 1 :  in a twofold manner

  2. 2 :  to twice the degree <doubly glad> <doubly frustrating>

Examples of doubly in a sentence

  1. Her grades and musical talent make her parents doubly proud of her.

  2. <we were doubly certain of her guilt after we read the article in the newspaper>

15th Century

First Known Use of doubly

15th century


DOUBLY Defined for English Language Learners

doubly

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adverb dou·bly \ˈdə-b(ə-)lē\

Definition of doubly for English Language Learners

  • : much more than usual or previously : to a much higher degree than usual

  • : in two ways : for two reasons


DOUBLY Defined for Kids

doubly

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adverb dou·bly \ˈdə-blē\

Definition of doubly for Students

  1. :  to two times the amount or degree <doubly glad>


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