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double - Dictionary definition and meaning for word double

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(noun) a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
Example Sentence
  • he hit a double to deep centerfield

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(noun) a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
Synonyms : stunt man , stunt woman
Example Sentence
  • his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

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

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(noun) a quantity that is twice as great as another
Example Sentence
  • 36 is the double of 18

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(noun) raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
Synonyms : doubling
Example Sentence
  • I decided his double was a bluff

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(verb) increase twofold
Synonyms : duplicate
Example Sentence
  • The population doubled within 50 years

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(verb) hit a two-base hit
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(verb) bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
Synonyms : double over , double up
Example Sentence
  • He doubled and vomited violently

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

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(verb) bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
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(verb) make or do or perform again
Example Sentence
  • He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick

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(adj) having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
Example Sentence
  • a double (or dual) role for an actor
  • the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence
  • every episode has its double and treble meaning

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(adj) consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
Synonyms : dual , duple
Example Sentence
  • 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

Definition
(adj) twice as great or many
Synonyms : doubled , two-fold , twofold
Example Sentence
  • ate a double portion
  • the dose is doubled
  • a twofold increase

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

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(adj) used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
Synonyms : bivalent

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(adj) large enough for two
Example Sentence
  • a double bed
  • a double room

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(adj) having two meanings with intent to deceive
Synonyms : forked
Example Sentence
  • a sly double meaning
  • spoke with forked tongue

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(adv) downward and forward
Example Sentence
  • he was bent double with pain

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(adv) two together
Example Sentence
  • some people sleep better double

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(adv) to double the degree
Synonyms : doubly , twice
Example Sentence
  • she was doubly rewarded
  • his eyes were double bright

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