Dictionary Results for double


1. double - noun

· a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield"

Synonym(s): two-base_hit, two-bagger, two-baser

Hypernym(s): base_hit, safety




2. double - noun

· a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"

Synonym(s): stunt_man, stunt_woman

Hypernym(s): stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup_man, fill-in




3. double - noun

· someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"

Synonym(s): image, look-alike

Hypernym(s): person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul




4. double - noun

· a quantity that is twice as great as another; "36 is the double of 18"

Hypernym(s): multiple




5. double - noun

· raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff"

Synonym(s): doubling

Hypernym(s): raise




6. double - verb

· increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years"

Synonym(s): duplicate

Hypernym(s): multiply, manifold




7. double - verb

· hit a two-base hit

Hypernym(s): hit




8. double - verb

· bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"

Synonym(s): double_over, double_up

Hypernym(s): bend, flex




9. double - verb

· do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary"

Hypernym(s): function, work, operate, go, run




10. double - verb

· bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)

Hypernym(s): bid, call




11. double - verb

· make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"

Synonym(s): duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate

Hypernym(s): reproduce




12. double - adjective

· 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

Synonym(s): dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold




13. double - adjective

· 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"

Synonym(s): dual, duple




14. double - adjective

· twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase"

Synonym(s): doubled, twofold, two-fold




15. double - adjective

· 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"

Antonym(s): single




16. double - adjective

· used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis

Synonym(s): bivalent




17. double - adjective

· large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room"




18. double - adjective

· having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue"

Synonym(s): forked




19. double - adverb

· downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain"




20. double - adverb

· two together; "some people sleep better double"




21. double - adverb

· to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"

Synonym(s): doubly, twice





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