- to double; make twice as great: to redouble one's efforts.
- to echo or reecho.
- Bridge. to double the double of (an opponent).
- to go back over: to redouble one's footsteps.
- Archaic. to repeat.
- to be doubled; become twice as great.
- to be echoed; resound.
- Bridge. to double the double of an opponent.
- Bridge. the act of doubling one's opponent's double.
- Fencing. an attack in a line other than that of the previous attack, made after the failure of the opponent to follow his or her parry of the previous attack with a riposte.
Origin of redouble
Related Words for redoublestrengthen, enhance, intensify, reinforce, heighten, increase, grow, magnify, raise, retrace, repeat, augment
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Contemporary Examples of redouble
NBC was right to clarify its policies and redouble its efforts to make sure they are followed.Planned Parenthood: Why NBC's Abortion Ad Snafu Matters
June 25, 2014
Fourth, international efforts in support of a peace process must redouble.Preventing Genocide In South Sudan
Eric Reeves, John Prendergast
April 29, 2014
“Now we will redouble our efforts as more Afghans rally to our cause to fight the remaining invaders,” he adds.Taliban Slams Loya Jirga Bilateral Security Agreement
Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai
November 26, 2013
As we stand united with their families, let us now redouble our own efforts to carry their work forward.Attacks on American Consulate in Libya kill four, including American Ambassador
September 12, 2012
These changes at home initially make him redouble the repression of his family.Cairo, Revisited: How Naguib Mahfouz Predicted the Future of Egypt
July 22, 2012
Historical Examples of redouble
Yet with them grew my sense of need to redouble a lover's diligence.The Cavalier
George Washington Cable
Lieutenant Abbot, on the other hand, appeared to redouble his deep interest.A War-Time Wooing
To redouble the certainty of their truth every time one thinks of them.The Autobiography of Madame Guyon
Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
On the contrary, he seemed to redouble his efforts to mortify his son.Tancred
Determination to win made Madge and Phil redouble their efforts.Madge Morton's Secret
Amy D. V. Chalmers
- to make or become much greater in intensity, number, etcto redouble one's efforts
- to send back (sounds) or (of sounds) to be sent back; echo or re-echo
- bridge to double (an opponent's double)
- the act of redoubling