Definition of Redouble

1. Verb. Double in magnitude, extent, or intensity. "The enemy redoubled their screaming on the radio"

Generic synonyms: Escalate, Intensify, Step Up



2. Verb. Double again. "The noise doubled and redoubled"
Generic synonyms: Double, Duplicate

3. Verb. Make twice as great or intense. "The screaming redoubled"
Generic synonyms: Deepen, Intensify

Definition of Redouble

1. v. t. To double again or repeatedly; to increase by continued or repeated additions; to augment greatly; to multiply.

2. v. i. To become greatly or repeatedly increased; to be multiplied; to be greatly augmented; as, the noise redoubles.

Definition of Redouble

1. Verb. (transitive) To double, especially to double again; to increase considerably; to multiply; to intensify. ¹

2. Verb. (bridge backgammon) To double an opponent's doubling bid. ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) To become twice as big. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redouble

1. to double [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES] - See also: double

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redouble

redolencies
redolency
redolent
redolent(p)
redolent of(p)
redolently
redology
redon
redone
redonned
redonning
redons
redophile
redophiles
redos
redouble (current term)
redoubled
redoubler
redoublers
redoubles
redoubling
redoubt
redoubtable
redoubtably
redoubted
redoubting
redoubts
redound
redounded
redounding

Literary usage of Redouble

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1. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Joseph Jacobs (1892)
"if you have bad luck, keep retired so as not to redouble the influence of your unlucky star. xxxvii Keep a ..."

2. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1848)
"... Reformers—Alliance of Magdeburg—The Catholics redouble their Exertions—The Emperor's Marriage—Threatening Letters—The two Parties. AT the first glance, ..."

3. On Translating Homer: Three Lectures Given at Oxford by Matthew Arnold (1861)
"So some man will say; and then thy grief wiH redouble At thy want of a man like me, to save thee from bondage. But let me be dead, and the earth be mounded ..."

4. The African Repository by American Colonization Society (1847)
"Let all the friends of colonization redouble their diligence and their liberality in this work. The circumstances demand it. • lice tic! ..."

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