double

Part of speech:

A person or thing that closely resembles another.

Part of speech: noun

A fold or plait.

Part of speech: verb

To repeat.

Part of speech: verb

To make or be twice as many or twice as great.

Part of speech: verb

To fold together; with up, over, etc.

Part of speech: verb

To pass, march, or sail round.

Part of speech: verb

To become twice as great or many.

Part of speech: verb

To turn and go back on the same track.

Part of speech: adjective

Being in pairs; coupled.

Part of speech: adjective

Twice as large, much, strong, heavy, or many.

Part of speech: adjective

Twofold; hence, ambiguous or deceitful.

Part of speech: noun

Something that is twice as much.

Part of speech: noun

A backward turn, as of a hunted fox; a trick.

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Usage examples "double":

  1. Modeste was living a double existence. - "Modeste Mignon", Honore de Balzac.
  2. And finally to be rid of Selden and the double game he was obliged to play, Peter Drew left with his wife one night and did not return for fifteen years. - "The Heritage of the Hills", Arthur P. Hankins.
  3. It's a double star, you see. - "The Mayor of Warwick", Herbert M. Hopkins.