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Synonyms for double

multiply by two

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fold up or over

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  • fold up or over
  • turn up or over
  • tuck back or over
  • bend back or over
  • dubL

at or on the double

double as something or someone

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  • function as
  • serve as
  • serve the purpose of

Synonyms for double

twice as much or as large

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consisting of two identical or similar related things, parts, or elements

composed of two parts or things

being or acting so as to conceal one's real intentions

one exactly resembling another

one of a matched pair of things

to make or become twice as great

to bend together or make a crease in so that one part lies over another

to turn sharply around

Synonyms for double

a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base

a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts

someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

a quantity that is twice as great as another

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raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2

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hit a two-base hit

bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain

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do double duty

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

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having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities

consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs

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twice as great or many

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used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements

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used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis

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large enough for two

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having two meanings with intent to deceive

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to double the degree

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Or at least, what an Exocet missile would look like if it were bent double, terrified and flying in a circle.
FUGITIVE Raoul Moat evaded capture for nearly a week by living like a human sewer rat - bent double in a stinking storm drain while soaked in freezing water.
BENT DOUBLE Darren Bent (centre) celebrates the second of his two Sunderland goals
Normally busy streets were like a ghost town as fences and trees fell, while signposts were bent double.
Weekend guests rash enough to come here for the weekend, hoping for a quiet Sunday with the newspapers in front of the fire, found themselves being carried off to freezing, oil-polluted beaches on which they were forced to work until dusk, bent double, filling rubber buckets with whelks, clams, many of which had to be rejected because they were covered in oil, and pretty little pink-flecked shells which cheered them up momentarily, as they were rather rare.
A construction crane was bent double next to a skyscraper, while the facade of a four-storey building collapsed - and a large tanker ship was washed onto a street in Staten Island.
His pals fitted him with a kidney harness and butt pad as his rod bent double in the big fight with a leaping thresher.
One of his legs bent double behind him and that probably helped save him from being sucked under.
Miss Fowler said: "He bent double and groaned and was hobbling around.
Imagine waking up and going to bed bent double under its corrosion.
Jessica Bishop, 14, was almost bent double after scoliosis left her spine looking "like a corkscrew".
IAIN DOWIE'S first win as Charlton boss had it all - a Darren Bent double and a sending-of f.
When I was in 3SL we put tape around another band's mics, which were then only about a foot high and they had to sing bent double through their track.
The triangular sign, of an elderly couple bent double over a walking stick, has been branded insensitive and ageist.
LAST TIME THEY MET November 5, 2011, Villa 3 Norwich 2: A Darren Bent double and a goal from Gabby Agbonlahor help Villa edge easily the most entertaining match at Villa Park this season.