Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of double.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. rendered twice as great or twice as many.
  • adj. folded in two.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made double; duplicated.
  • In music, reinforced by its octave: said of a tone in a melody or a chord.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. twice as great or many

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Examples

  • For example, in this study, they are including people who are what they call doubled up, meaning you had problems with your home, you moved in with a sister or you lived with your parents, and you have children there.

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  • Its first-half revenue from nonfuel purchases more than doubled from a year earlier to 2.64 billion yuan ($394 million).

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  • Earlier this year, the bank's chairman, Ali Divandari, said Mellat's foreign-exchange reserves had doubled from a year earlier, despite the American sanctions.

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  • An article from 2005 in The Guardian quoted the rates at 85,000 (having doubled from the decade prior).

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  • Oil major ConocoPhillips said third-quarter earnings more than doubled from a year ago.

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  • *** Gambling Galaxy Entertainment Group reiterated the early 2011 opening date for its flagship casino resort in Macau and said its third-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization more than doubled from a year earlier to 616 million Hong Kong dollars ($79.4 million) from HK$287 million.

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  • The film studio said net income more than doubled from the third quarter of 2009, rising to 47 cents per share, or $39.8 million, better than the consensus estimate of 35 cents per share.

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  • Net foreign buying of Indonesia stocks in June through August more than doubled from a year earlier, according to stock exchange figures.

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  • HONG KONG — Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. on Thursday reiterated the early 2011 opening date for its flagship casino resort in Macau and said its third-quarter earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization more than doubled from a year earlier.

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  • It said Tuesday that iron-ore benchmark prices nearly doubled from a year earlier, far exceeding its forecast for a 65% increase.

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