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〔 ˋdʌbL 〕


〔 ˊdʌbl 〕

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")

Overview of adj double

The adj double has 7 senses

  • double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold -- (having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison)

  • double, dual, duple -- (consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure")

  • double, doubled, twofold, two-fold -- (twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase")

  • double -- (used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements; "double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical")

  • bivalent, double -- (used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis)

  • double -- (large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room")

  • double, forked -- (having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue")

Overview of adv double

The adv double has 3 senses

  • double -- (downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain")

  • double -- (two together; "some people sleep better double")

  • doubly, double, twice -- (to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright")