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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Double  \Dou"ble\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Doubled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Doubling}.]  [OE.  doblen  dublen,  doublen,  F.  doubler,  fr  L. 
  duplare  fr  duplus  See  {Double},  a.] 
  1.  To  increase  by  adding  an  equal  number,  quantity,  length, 
  value,  or  the  like  multiply  by  two  to  double  a  sum  of 
  money;  to  double  a  number,  or  length. 
 
  Double  six  thousand,  and  then  treble  that  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  make  of  two  thicknesses  or  folds  by  turning  or  bending 
  together  in  the  middle;  to  fold  one  part  upon  another  part 
  of  as  to  double  the  leaf  of  a  book,  and  the  like  to 
  clinch,  as  the  fist;  --  often  followed  by  up  as  to 
  double  up  a  sheet  of  paper  or  cloth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  doubled 
  adj  1:  twice  as  great  or  many  "ate  a  double  portion";  "the  dose  is 
  doubled";  "a  twofold  increase"  [syn:  {double},  {twofold}] 
  2:  folded  in  two  "doubled  sheets  of  paper" 




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