doubly


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dou·bly

 (dŭb′lē)
adv.
1. To a double degree; twice: doubly protected; made doubly certain.
2. In a twofold manner.

doubly

(ˈdʌblɪ)
adv
1. to or in a double degree, quantity, or measure: doubly careful.
2. in two ways: doubly wrong.

dou•bly

(ˈdʌb li)

adv.
1. to a double measure or degree: to be doubly cautious.
2. in a double manner.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.doubly - to double the degreedoubly - to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"
2.doubly - in a twofold manner; "he was doubly wrong"

doubly

adverb twice as, in two ways, twofold, as much again, in double measure She now felt doubly guilty.
Translations

doubly

[ˈdʌblɪ] ADV
1. (= twice as) [important, difficult, dangerous] → doblemente
we are doubly determined to win this timeesta vez estamos doblemente or mucho más empeñados en ganar
you'll have to be doubly careful from now ona partir de ahora tienes que tener el doble de cuidado
since then she has been doubly careful to lock the doordesde entonces se cuida todavía más de cerrar la puerta con llave
he has to work doubly hard to make up for lost timetiene que trabajar el doble para recuperar el tiempo perdido
to make doubly sureasegurarse muy bien
2. (= in two ways) → por partida doble
Fran was doubly mistakenFran estaba equivocada por partida doble
it's a delicious dessert, doubly so when you use cream instead of milkes un postre riquísimo, y el doble de rico si usas nata en vez de leche

doubly

[ˈdʌbli] adv
(= in two ways) → doublement
(= all the more) [important, difficult, sure] → d'autant plus

doubly

advdoppelt; to work doubly harddoppelt so hart arbeiten; to make doubly sure (that …)ganz sichergehen(, dass …); doubly soumso mehr; this road is dangerous, doubly so when it’s icydiese Straße ist gefährlich, umso mehr bei Glatteis

doubly

[ˈdʌblɪ] advdoppiamente
to be doubly careful → stare doppiamente attento/a
References in classic literature ?
for she had thought that no one saw and appreciated her efforts to be good, and this assurance was doubly precious, doubly encouraging, because unexpected and from the person whose commendation she most valued.
In these brief pauses, Heyward and the sisters listened, with senses rendered doubly acute by the danger, to detect any symptoms which might announce the proximity of their foes.
She was doubly tortured; in part, with a sense of overwhelming shame that strange and unloving eyes should have the privilege of gazing, and partly because the idea occurred to her, with ridiculous importunity, that the window was not arranged so skilfully, nor nearly to so much advantage, as it might have been.
who didst not refuse to the swart convict, Bunyan, the pale, poetic pearl; Thou who didst clothe with doubly hammered leaves of finest gold, the stumped and paupered arm of old Cervantes; Thou who didst pick up Andrew Jackson from the pebbles; who didst hurl him upon a war-horse; who didst thunder him higher than a throne
It is on her account that attention to Randalls is doubly due, and she must doubly feel the omission.
My peace of mind is doubly involved in it;-- for not only is it horrible to suspect a person, who has been what HE has been to ME, of such designs,--but what must it make me appear to myself?
I think their presence made the closing scene of this dreadful calamity doubly painful, and doubly touching.
But it ready is doubly and trebly hard to have crowds and multitudes of people turning up after him (I could have forgiven him), to take Ladybird's affections away from me.
He gave us to understand that in our children we lived again, and that, under the pressure of pecuniary difficulties, any accession to their number was doubly welcome.
And if I adored her before, I now doubly adore her.
If thou best a miller,'' answered Gurth, undauntedly, making his weapon play around his head with equal dexterity, ``thou art doubly a thief, and I, as a true man, bid thee defiance.
Now that I had a moment to myself, I lost no time in changing the priming of my pistol, and then, having one ready for service, and to make assurance doubly sure, I proceeded to draw the load of the other and recharge it afresh from the beginning.