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English verb: double up

1. double up (motion) bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain

SamplesHe doubled and vomited violently.

Synonymsdouble, double over

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)bend, flex

2. double up (possession) share a room or a bed designed for only one person

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)share

3. double up (competition) stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s on something

Broader (hypernym)back, bet on, gage, game, punt, stake

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