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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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