What does double up mean?

Definitions for double up
dou·ble up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. double over, double, double upverb

    bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain

    "He doubled and vomited violently"

  2. double upverb

    share a room or a bed designed for only one person

  3. parlay, double upverb

    stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager


  1. double upverb

    To double the quantity, amount or duration of something

  2. double upverb

    To double one's amount of chips by winning an all-in pot.

  3. double upverb

    To bend, bend over; to fold; to stoop.

  4. double upverb

    To have a secondary use.

  5. double upverb

    To get the second out in a double play, typically referring to getting an out by beating a runner back to a base (often by throwing) after a fly ball has been caught


  1. Double Up

    Double Up is the second studio album by Harlem rapper Mase, released in 1999 and distributed by Bad Boy Records. The album sold 107,000 copies in its first week, debuting at #11. Shortly after the release, Mase retired from rapping to become a Christian pastor.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of double up in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of double up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of double up in a Sentence

  1. Chris Pratt:

    Double up the order right around Christmas because you are going to sell a lot of it.

  2. Jack Deino:

    It isn't time to double up but spread levels are very attractive, if you look at other corporates and relative value, Petrobras spreads still have some legs to tighten.

  3. Marybeth Shinn:

    The first thing you do is you go double up with somebody else ; you move in with your sister, with your mother, your friends, and it's kind of down the line that people become literally homeless.


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