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Double 1Definition: Twofold; multiplied by two; increased by its equivalent; made twice as large or as much,
Double 2Definition: Being in
pairs; presenting two of a kind, or two in a set together; coupled.
Double 3Definition: Divided into two; acting two
parts, one openly and the other secretly; equivocal; deceitful; insincere.
Double 4Definition: Having the
petals in a flower considerably increased beyond the natural number,
usually as the result of cultivation and the expense of the stamens, or stamens and
pistils. The white water lily and some other
plants have their
blossoms naturally double.
Double 5Definition: Twice; doubly.
Double 6Definition: To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like; multiply by two; to double a sum of money; to double a number, or length.
Double 7Definition: To make of two
folds by turning or bending together in the middle; to fold one part upon another part of; as, to double the leaf of a book, and the like; to clinch, as the fist; often followed by up; as, to double up a sheet of paper or cloth.
Double 8Definition: To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or be worth twice as much as.
Double 9Definition: To pass around or by; to march or sail round, so as to reverse the direction of motion.
Double 10Definition: To unite, as
files, so as to form one from each two.
Double 11Definition: To be increased to twice the sum, number, quantity, length, or value; to increase or grow to twice as much.
Double 12Definition: To play
tricks; to use
sleights; to play false.
Double 13Definition: To set up a word or
words a second time by mistake; to make a doublet.
Double 14Definition: Twice as much; twice the number, sum, quantity, length, value, and the like.
Double 15Definition: Among
compositors, a doublet (see Doublet, among pressmen, a sheet that is twice pulled, and blurred.
Double 16Definition: That which is doubled over or together; a doubling; a plait; a fold.
Double 17Definition: A turn or circuit in running to escape
pursues; hence, a trick; a shift; an artifice.
Double 18Definition: Something
precisely equal or counterpart to another; a counterpart. Hence, a wraith.
Double 19Definition: A player or singer who
prepares to take the part of another player in his absence; a substitute.
Double 20Definition: Double beer; strong beer.
Double 21Definition: A feast in which the antiphon is doubled, hat is, said twice, before and after the
Psalms, instead of only half being said, as in simple
Double 22Definition: A game between two
players; as, a first prize for
double 23Definition: a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep
double 24Definition: raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of "I decided his double was a bluff"
double 25Definition: a quantity that is twice as great as another; is the double of
double 26Definition: someone who closely
resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be
"she''s the very image of her mother"
double 27Definition: a
stand-in for movie
stars to perform dangerous
stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
double 28Definition: increase twofold; "The population doubled within years"
double 29Definition: hit a
double 30Definition: do double duty; serve two
purposes or have two
functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary"
double 31Definition: make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
double 32Definition: bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"
bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
double 34Definition: having two
meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue"
double 35Definition: large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room"
double 36Definition: used of homologous
chromosomes associated in
pairs in synapsis
double 37Definition: twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase"
double 38Definition: consisting of or involving two parts or
components usually in
pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double
controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time
consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a me
double 39Definition: 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
double 40Definition: used of
flowers having more than the usual number of
petals in crowded or overlapping
chrysanthemums have many
petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical"
double 41Definition: to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"
double 42Definition: two together; "some people sleep better double"
double 43Definition: downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain"