Translations for Doubleˈdʌb əl

1

double(adjective)

of twice the (usual) weight, size etc

A double whisky, please.

2

double(adverb)

twice

I gave her double the usual quantity.

3

double(noun)

a double quantity

Whatever the women earn, the men earn double.

4

double(verb)

to (cause to) become twice as large or numerous

He doubled his income in three years; Road accidents have doubled since 1960.

5

double(adjective)

two of a sort together or occurring in pairs

double doors.

6

double(adverb)

in two

The coat had been folded double.

7

double(noun)

someone who is exactly like another

He is my father's double.

8

double(verb)

to have two jobs or uses

This sofa doubles as a bed.

9

double(adjective)

consisting of two parts or layers

a double thickness of paper; a double meaning.

10

double(adjective)

for two people

a double bed.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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