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[ duhb-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF double

Synonyms for double

  • dual
  • binary
  • coupled
  • duplex
  • duplicate
  • duplicated
  • geminate
  • paired
  • repeated
  • second
  • twice
  • twin
  • as much again
  • bifold
  • binate
  • dualistic
  • duple
  • two times
  • twofold
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Antonyms for double

  • singular
  • single
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOUBLE

If you don't put down that gun in double quick time, you'll repent it.

Then he would have the double satisfaction of using the boat and disappointing Robert.

The mighty man of Kittery has a double claim to remembrance.

The germinating cases, A A, are of iron; the bottoms are double.

It's like the old game: you think of a number, and they double it.

Nearer and nearer the double ranks caught the movement and recommenced their march.

As she looked into his eyes, she could feel the double hurt that Fate had dealt him.

She had thus a double being, although she was alone with her fancies.

Round her throat was a necklace of a double row of large pearls.

Here my mistress met me with a double allowance of knives to clean.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French doble (10c.) "double, two-fold; two-faced, deceitful," from Latin duplus "twofold, twich as much" from duo "two" (see two) + -plus "more" (see plus). Double standard attested by 1951. Military double time (1833) originally was 130 steps per minute.

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