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Overview of noun doubling

The noun doubling has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. doubling

(increase by a factor of two; "doubling with a computer took no time at all")

2. doubling, double

(raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff")


Overview of verb double

The verb double has 6 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (12) double, duplicate

(increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years")

2. (2) double

(hit a two-base hit)

3. (1) double over, double, double up

(bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently")

4. (1) double

(do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary")

5. double

(bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit))

6. duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate

(make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick")

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