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redouble

re·dou·ble

redouble

 
 
pronunciation:
ri duh bl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: redoubled, redoubles, redoubling
definition 1: to double or make twice as great; renew more vigorously; intensify.
The army redoubled its efforts to take control of the bridge.
definition 2: to go back over; double back over.
definition 3: in bridge, to double (the double of an opponent).
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to be increased to twice the size, quantity, or intensity; double.
definition 2: to turn backward; backtrack.
definition 3: in bridge, to double an opponent's double.
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part of speech: noun
definition: in bridge, the act of doubling an opponent's double.