transitive verb-·bled, -·bling
- to make twice as much or twice as great
- to make much greater; intensify: redouble your efforts
- to make echo or reecho
- to refold; double back
- Archaic to repeat
Origin of redoubleLate Middle English redoublen from Middle French redoubler: see re- and double
- to become twice as great or twice as much
- to reecho
- to turn backward, as on one's tracks
- Bridge to further increase the point value or penalty of a bid which an opponent has doubled
verbre·dou·bled, re·dou·bling, re·dou·bles
- To double.
- To repeat.
- Games To double the doubling bid of (an opponent) in bridge.
- To become twice as great.
- Games To double a double in bridge.
(third-person singular simple present redoubles, present participle redoubling, simple past and past participle redoubled)
re- +"Ž double.