doubly

  • 1 Doubly — Dou bly (d[u^]b l[y^]), adv. 1. In twice the quantity; to twice the degree; as, doubly wise or good; to be doubly sensible of an obligation. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Deceitfully. A man that deals doubly. Huloet. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 doubly — late 14c., from DOUBLE (Cf. double) + LY (Cf. ly) …

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  • 3 doubly — [dub′lē] adv. 1. twice; to twice the degree or quantity 2. two at a time …

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  • 4 doubly — [[t]dʌ̱bli[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV group, ADV with v You use doubly to indicate that there are two aspects or features that are having an influence on a particular situation. She now felt doubly guilty; she had embarrassed Franklin and she had cost her… …

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  • 5 doubly — adverb Date: 15th century 1. in a twofold manner 2. to twice the degree < doubly glad > < doubly frustrating > …

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  • 6 doubly — adverb a) In a double manner; twice the severity or degree. Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. b) in two ways My mother was always doubly careful when winding the grandfather clock …

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  • 7 doubly — doub|ly [ˈdʌbli] adv 1.) [+ adjective] much more than usual ▪ Be doubly careful when driving in fog. 2.) in two ways or for two reasons ▪ You are doubly mistaken …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 doubly — dou|bly [ dʌbli ] adverb 1. ) by a much greater amount or to a much greater degree than usual: doubly sure/important/difficult 2. ) for two reasons or in two ways: He was doubly disadvantaged as a foreigner and an intellectual …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 doubly — adverb 1 by twice the amount, or to twice the degree: Be doubly careful when driving in fog. 2 in two ways or for two reasons: You are doubly mistaken …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 doubly — UK [ˈdʌblɪ] / US adverb 1) by a much greater amount, or to a much greater degree than usual doubly sure/important/difficult 2) for two reasons, or in two ways He was doubly disadvantaged as a foreigner and an intellectual …

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  • 11 doubly — adverb 1. to double the degree (Freq. 1) she was doubly rewarded his eyes were double bright • Syn: ↑double, ↑twice • Derived from adjective: ↑double 2. in a twofold …

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  • 12 doubly — /dub lee/, adv. 1. to a double measure or degree: to be doubly cautious. 2. in a double manner. 3. Obs. with duplicity. [1350 1400; ME; see DOUBLE, LY] * * * …

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  • 13 doubly — adv. Doubly is used with these adjectives: ↑difficult, ↑important, ↑interesting, ↑ironic, ↑sure, ↑true, ↑unfortunate …

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  • 14 doubly — dou•bly [[t]ˈdʌb li[/t]] adv. 1) to a double measure or degree: to be doubly cautious[/ex] 2) in a double manner • Etymology: 1350–1400 …

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  • 15 doubly — double ► ADJECTIVE 1) consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things. 2) having twice the usual size, quantity, or strength: a double brandy. 3) designed to be used by two people. 4) having two different roles or interpretations:… …

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  • 16 doubly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. twofold, redoubled, increased; see again , double , twice …

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  • 17 doubly — dou·bly || dÊŒblɪ adv. in a twofold manner; deceitfully …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 doubly — ad. Twice, double …

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  • 19 doubly — adv two fold, in double measure, double; twice, again, once more, over again, bis …

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  • 20 doubly — dou·bly …

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