from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To repeat over and again; redouble.
- transitive v. Linguistics To double (the initial syllable or all of a root word) to produce an inflectional or derivational form.
- transitive v. Linguistics To form (a new word) by doubling all or part of a word.
- intransitive v. To be doubled.
- adj. Doubled.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. doubled
- v. To repeat a word or section of a word in order to form a new word or phrase, possibly with modification of one of the repetitions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Double; doubled; reduplicative; repeated.
- adj. Valvate with the margins curved outwardly; -- said of the �stivation of certain flowers.
- transitive v. To redouble; to multiply; to repeat.
- transitive v. To repeat the first letter or letters of (a word). See Reduplication, 3.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To double again; multiply; repeat.
- In philology, to repeat, as a syllable or the initial part of a syllable (usually a root-syllable). See reduplication.
- In philology, to be doubled or repeated; undergo reduplication: as, reduplicating verbs.
- Redoubled; repeated; reduplicative.
- In botany:
- Valvate, with the edges folded back so as to project outward: said of petals and sepals in one form of estivation.
- Describing an estivation so characterized. Also reduplicative.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. form by reduplication
- v. make or do or perform again
Late Latin reduplicāre, reduplicāt- : Latin re-, re- + Latin duplicāre, to duplicate; see duplicate.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)