Redouble meaning

rē-dŭbəl
To double.
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To repeat.
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(games) To double the doubling bid of (an opponent) in bridge.
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To become twice as great.
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(games) To double a double in bridge.
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To make echo or reecho.
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To refold; double back.
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(archaic) To repeat.
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To become twice as great or twice as much.
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To reecho.
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To turn backward, as on one's tracks.
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(bridge) To further increase the point value or penalty of a bid which an opponent has doubled.
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(bridge) A redoubling.
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To double, especially to double again; to increase considerably; to multiply; to intensify.

Having lost sight of our objectives, we redoubled our efforts.

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(bridge, backgammon) To double an opponent's doubling bid.
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(intransitive) To become twice as big.
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(bridge) An optional bid made by the side currently holding the highest bid for the contract, after the opposing side has doubled.
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Origin of redouble

  • re- +"Ž double.

    From Wiktionary