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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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Threading through all of these is its organizing principle of doubleness, manifest in the life of a couple.
There is a doubleness in autoethnographic work, and indeed, to engage in autoethnography as Holman Jones (2005, p.
His doubleness of vision and hearing, the paralyzing awareness of how he seems to those he speaks to, incorporates something absolutely vital to human integrity, the knowledge that I do not coincide with myself, that who and what I am is significantly out of my control.
One prominent instance of doubleness is evident in his approach to Daisy in the novel.
The group also hosted a panel on black theatre that deepened the ongoing conversation's pervasive sense of doubleness.
Having stressed the doubleness of the encounter and thus for the attentive reader the potential depth of the association, the narrator admits that in actual personal appearance "He was not a bit like me, really" (17).
O'Brien approaches this body of her subject's work in part by means of Freud on the Uncanny, showing how Marriott Watson's fairy-tale world in these poems allows for a doubleness or demonicness that "reflects dark possibilities that the daylight/social world denies" (p.
One result of this dominance is that the major concepts used to discuss black culture (for example, doubleness, signifying, the mask) are engaged largely for their capacity to support the idea of resistance.
121), three epithets that seem to admit precisely those 'hierarchies of language' that Pittock later argues that Fergusson's poems contest, but in this chapter the two approaches allow a doubleness that seems wholly appropriate to Fergusson himself and to his place, the town which was at once 'Edina' and Auld Reekie'.
Ebest also emphasizes Fanning's conviction that tensions between Irish and American loyalties produce a liberating doubleness, encouraging original insights and creativity.
Rather, he or she will be disposed to see the unavoidable doubleness of anything in this world.
Chapter 3 reads Out of Place, Said's late memoir, as well as some of his other works, to develop a sense of the doubleness of every individual existence (most clear in, but not exclusive to, that of the exile), the distance between our inner and public selves that enables criticism by creating a space for play with imposed identities.
Turning to Paradise Lost, he points to the paradoxical representations of sublime digestion (Raphael's version) and its corruptive counterpart (hell), and he concludes by drawing attention to an intriguing doubleness in the forbidden fruit itself, illustrating how, as an apple and a peach, the fruit epitomizes the multiple moralities attached to food in the period.
If the actor-centric nature of the production created an awareness of the acting as acting, it highlighted a doubleness implicit in the exhortation to the Globe (or Curtain) audience in the Prologue to Henry V that Peter Holland quoted in the AFTLS Program Notes; even as the collaboration onstage clearly and crucially extended to the audience's imaginative participation in piecing out the production's imperfections with its thoughts, the audience was also able to experience the pleasurable frisson of witnessing a daring artistry born of starkly exposed imperfections.