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Consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things,
  1. A thing that is twice as large as usual or is made up of two standard units or things
    • - join the two sleeping bags together to make a double
  2. A double measure of liquor

  3. A thing designed to be used by two people, esp. a bed or a hotel room
    • - we'll use the bunk beds, you take the double
    • - our rates are $200 per night for a double
  4. A hit that allows the batter to reach second base safely
    • - Sabo came home on a double by O'Neill
  5. A system of betting in which the winnings and stake from the first bet are transferred to a second

  6. A call that will increase the points won if the declarer is successful, or increase the penalty points won by the defenders if the declarer fails to make the contract

  7. A hit on the narrow ring enclosed by the two outer circles of a dartboard, scoring double

  8. A person who looks exactly like another
    • - you could pass yourself off as his double
  9. A person who stands in for an actor in a film

  10. An apparition of a living person
    • - she had seen her husband's double
  11. (esp. in tennis and badminton) A game or competition involving sides made up of two players
    • - the semifinals of the doubles
  1. Twice as much or as many
    • - the jail now houses almost double the number of prisoners it was designed for
    • - I'll pay double what I paid last time
  1. A number or amount that is twice as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount
    • - he paid double and had a room all to himself
  1. Consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things
    • - the double doors
  2. Having twice the usual size, quantity, or strength
    • - she sipped a double brandy
  3. Designed to be used by two people
    • - a double bed
  4. Having two different roles or interpretations, esp. in order to deceive or confuse
    • - the double life of a freelance secret agent
  5. Having some essential part or feature twice, in particular

  6. (of a flower variety) Having more than one circle of petals
    • - large double blooms
  7. (of a domino) Having the same number of dots on each half

  8. Used to indicate that a letter or number occurs twice in succession
    • - “otter” is spelled with a double t
  9. Lower in pitch by an octave

  1. Become twice as much or as many
    • - profits doubled in one year
  2. Make twice as much or as many of (something)
    • - Clare doubled her income overnight
  3. Amount to twice as much as
    • - thy fifty yet doth double five and twenty
  4. Use the winnings from a bet as stake for another bet

  5. (of a member of the armed forces) Move at twice the usual speed; run
    • - I doubled across the deck to join the others
  6. Share a room
    • - “Where's Jimmy going to sleep?” “He can double up with Bert.”
  7. (of a batter) Get a two-base hit
    • - Strawberry doubled with two outs
  8. Make a call increasing the value of the penalty points to be scored on an opponent's bid if it wins the auction and is not fulfilled

  9. Go out on a double date
    • - they doubled with his sister and her oafish boyfriend
  10. Fold or bend (paper, cloth, or other material) over on itself
    • - the muslin is doubled and then laid in a sieve over the bowl
  11. Bend over or curl up, typically because one is overcome with pain or mirth
    • - Billy started to double up with laughter
  12. Clench (a fist)
    • - he had one arm around her and the other fist doubled
  13. Go back in the direction one has come
    • - he had to double back to pick them up
  14. Sail around (a headland)
    • - we struck out seaward to double the headland of the cape
  15. (of a person or thing) Be used in or play another, different role
    • - a laser printer doubles as a photocopier
  16. (of an actor) Play (two parts) in the same piece

  17. Play two or more musical instruments

  18. Add the same note in a higher or lower octave to (a note)

  1. At or to twice the amount or extent
    • - you have to be careful, and this counts double for older people
  2. As two instead of the more usual one
    • - she thought she was seeing double

  1. a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield"
  2. downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain"
  3. 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
  4. increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years"
  5. hit a two-base hit
  6. a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
  7. The Double is a term in association football which refers to winning a country's top tier division and its primary cup competition in the same season. It can also mean beating a team both home and away in the same league season, a feat often noted as doing the double over a particular side.
  8. Double (pronounced doo-BLAY) was a Swiss music duo best remembered for their 1986 hit single "The Captain of Her Heart".
  9. In baseball, a double is the act of a batter striking the pitched ball and safely reaching second base without being called out by the umpire, without the benefit of a fielder's misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielder's choice.
  10. In basketball, a double is the accumulation of a double-digit number total in one of five statistical categories—points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocked shots—in a game. ...
  11. This glossary of bets offered by UK bookmakers is a non-exhaustive list of traditional and popular bets offered by bookmakers in the United Kingdom. ...
  12. "Double" is BoA's 10th Japanese single and 2nd Korean single. She had won at MTV Video Music Awards Japan for best dance video with the music video of this song. It was a number two hit in Japan.
  13. A compound attack that deceives the opponent's attempted circular parry
  14. Twice the number, amount, size, etc; A person who resembles and stands in for another person, often for safety purposes; A drink with two portions of alcohol; A two-base hit; A ghostly apparition of a living person; doppelgänger; A sharp turn, especially a return on one's own tracks; A call ...
  15. (doubly) In a double manner; twice the severity or degree; in two ways; with duplicity
  16. (Doubles) An accumulator which involves two selections. Both must be successful for the bet to win.
  17. (Doubles) a format in table tennis where two people play on each side and must alternate turns at striking the ball.
  18. (Doubles (Twins, Twin Trailers)) Combination of a tractor and two semitrailers connected in tandem by a converter dolly. (see Converter Dolly; Pintle Hook)
  19. (Doubles) one of the three events in trapshooting. The shooter stands 16 yards from the trophies and fires twice, once at each target that are fired simultaneously.
  20. (Doubles) Double trucks are two 28-foot trailers that are pulled by one tractor. Doubles also are known as "double bottoms."
  21. (DOUBLES) East Indian delicacy consisting of two baras that holds boiled chick peas (garbanzo beans) and some condiments, such as pepper, coconut chutney, kuchela, curried mango, cucumber chutney, and mango chutney.
  22. (DOUBLES) Playing a two-player version of a game. (Example: “Wanna play doubles?”)
  23. (DOUBLES) two players who suck at volleyball, usually are twins or best friends.
  24. (Doubles) (n) – [d?b?lz] – a form of ramp consisting of a separate launch and landing with a gap Down (n) – [da?n] – the tube of a frame running diagonally from the bottom of the seat tube to the bottom of the head tube. “I think I dented my down tube when I missed that crooked grind. ...
  25. (Doubles) A dice roll in which both values are identical, e.g. 1-1 or 6-6.