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Related / Similar Words: two-base hit, two-bagger, two-baser, doubling, image, look-alike, stunt man, stunt woman, duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, double over, double up, forked, bivalent, doubled, twofold, dual, duple, treble, threefold, doubly, twice

 

Definition:
  • a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield";
  • raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff";
  • a quantity that is twice as great as another; "36 is the double of 18";
  • someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich''s double"; "she''s the very image of her mother";
  • a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable";
  • increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years";
  • hit a two-base hit;
  • do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary";
  • make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick";
  • bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently";
  • bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit);
  • having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue";
  • large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room";
  • used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis;
  • twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase";
  • 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 me;
  • 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"-Frederic;
  • 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";
  • to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright";
  • two together; "some people sleep better double";
  • downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain";

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    See Also: parlay, double up

     

    Hyponyms: line-drive double, line double, ringer, dead ringer, clone, redouble, geminate, replicate, copy, recapitulate, reduplicate

     

    Pertainyms: doubled, twofold

     

    Attributes: valence, valency

     

    Part Meronyms: card game, cards

     

    Derivational Morphology: duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, doubling, two-base hit, two-bagger, two-baser, replication, replica, reproduction, repetition, repeating, recidivist, repeater, habitual criminal

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 双重的   Finnish: kaksois-  
    German: doppelt   Ido: duopla  
    Italian: doppio   Latin: duplex  
    Polish: podwójny   Portuguese: duplo  
    Russian: двойной   Spanish: doble  
    Swedish: dubbel   Telugu: రెట్టింపు  
    Turkish: çift  
     
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