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Meaning of REDOUBLE

Pronunciation:  ree'dubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make twice as great or intense; "The screaming redoubled"
  2. [v]  double again; "The noise doubled and redoubled"
  3. [v]  double in magnitude, extent, or intensity; "The enemy redoubled their screaming on the radio"

REDOUBLE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 See Also: deepen, double, duplicate, escalate, intensify, step up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*dou"ble\ (r?*d?b"'l), v. t. [Pref. re- + double:
    cf. F. redoubler. Cf. {Reduplicate}.]
    To double again or repeatedly; to increase by continued or
    repeated additions; to augment greatly; to multiply.
          So they Doubly redoubled strokes upon the foe. --Shak.
  2. \Re*dou"ble\, v. i.
    To become greatly or repeatedly increased; to be multiplied;
    to be greatly augmented; as, the noise redoubles.