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Overview of noun doubles

The noun doubles has 2 senses

  • doubles -- (badminton played with two players on each side)

  • doubles -- (tennis played with two players on each side)

Overview of noun double

The noun double has 5 senses

  • double, two-base hit, two-bagger, two-baser -- (a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield")

  • double, stunt man, stunt woman -- (a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable")

  • double, image, look-alike -- (someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother")

  • double -- (a quantity that is twice as great as another; "36 is the double of 18")

  • doubling, double -- (raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff")

Overview of verb double

The verb double has 6 senses

  • double, duplicate -- (increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years")

  • double -- (hit a two-base hit)

  • double over, double, double up -- (bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently")

  • double -- (do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary")

  • double -- (bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit))

  • duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate -- (make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick")