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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

Jones snared the liner and then stepped on the bag to double up the runner.

To bend, bend over; to fold; to stoop

It is well, then that we should be frank, said the other. We both think more than we have said; let us make a clean breast. This masked figure that you saw, did you recognise it? / Well, sir, it went so quick, and the creature was so doubled up, that I could hardly swear to that, was the answer. But if you mean, was it Mr. Hyde?--why, yes, I think it was!.

To have a secondary use

This unfolding sofa doubles up as a bed.

To double the quantity, amount or duration of something

I'm going to double up my enlistment.

a savage blow in the crutch which doubled him up They laugh so hard they double up with laughter. Double over means the same as double up. Everyone was doubled over in laughter. see also double 11
If something doubles you up, or if you double up, you bend your body quickly or violently, for example because you are laughing a lot or because you are feeling a lot of pain
stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"
share a room or a bed designed for only one person
{f} share a room intended for one person; share a single bed; risk the winnings from one bet on a subsequent gamble; bend over with laughter or from pain
When the boat circles around and cross back over it's own wakes at about a 90-degree angle, the wakes converge causing the resulting wake to be twice the size This is the Double-Up If the rider times it right, they can edge in and hit the Double-Up, which will give them more air then normal
A term that describes a type of wake that is created The boat does a wide turn and crosses over the old wake The rider cuts on the inside of the turn and when the wakes cross each other, he cuts back and hits the wakes coming together The wakes crossing together form a "double up," virtually three times the size of a normal wake
This feature (not offered by all lenders) allows you to double up your mortgage payments anytime without penalty This feature is often associated with the ability to "skip" an equivalent number of payments This can be used either to accelerate the pay-off of a mortgage (as it is an enhanced prepayment privilege) or to manage a volatile cash flow For example, commission-based individuals such as Realtors could "double-up" with each commission cheque, and "skip" during low cash flow periods
The boat does a wide turn and cross over its old wake The rider cuts on the inside of the turn and when the wakes cross eachother, they cut back and hit the waves coming together The wakes crossing together form a wave about two times the size of a normal wave Return to top
double up


    dou·ble up

    Türkische aussprache

    dʌbıl ʌp


    /ˈdəbəl ˈəp/ /ˈdʌbəl ˈʌp/


    [ 'd&-b&l ] (adjective.) 13th century. Middle English, from Old French, from Latin duplus , from duo two + -plus multiplied by; akin to Old English -feald -fold; more at TWO, -FOLD.

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