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Definitions of double:
  • noun:   a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
    Example: "He hit a double to deep centerfield"
  • noun:   a quantity that is twice as great as another
    Example: "36 is the double of 18"
  • noun:   someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
    Example: "He could be Gingrich's double"
  • noun:   a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
    Example: "His first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
  • noun:   raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
    Example: "I decided his double was a bluff"
  • verb:   bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
  • verb:   increase twofold
    Example: "The population doubled within 50 years"
  • verb:   hit a two-base hit
  • verb:   do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
    Example: "She doubles as his wife and secretary"
  • verb:   bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
    Example: "He doubled and vomited violently"
  • verb:   make or do or perform again
  • adjective:   large enough for two
    Example: "A double bed"
  • adjective:   twice as great or many
    Example: "Ate a double portion"
  • adjective:   consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
    Example: "An egg with a double yolk"
  • adjective:   having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
    Example: "A double (or dual) role for an actor"
  • adjective:   used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements
    Example: "Double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical"
  • adjective:   having two meanings with intent to deceive
    Example: "A sly double meaning"
  • adjective:   used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
  • adverb:   two together
    Example: "Some people sleep better double"
  • adverb:   downward and forward
    Example: "He was bent double with pain"
  • adverb:   to double the degree
    Example: "His eyes were double bright"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #27774)

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