Definition of Double. Meaning of Double. Synonyms of Double

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Double. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Double and, of course, Double synonyms and on the right images related to the word Double.

Definition of Double

Double
Double Dou"ble, n. A person or thing that is the counterpart of another; a duplicate; copy; (Obs.) transcript; -- now chiefly used of persons. Hence, a wraith. My charming friend . . . has, I am almost sure, a double, who preaches his afternoon sermons for him. --E. E. Hale.
Double
Double Dou"ble, adv. Twice; doubly. I was double their age. --Swift.
Double
Double Dou"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doubled; p. pr. & vb. n. Doubling.] [OE. doblen, dublen, doublen, F. doubler, fr. L. duplare, fr. duplus. See Double, a.] 1. To increase by adding an equal number, quantity, length, value, or the like; multiply by two; to double a sum of money; to double a number, or length. Double six thousand, and then treble that. --Shak. 2. To make of two thicknesses or folds by turning or bending together in the middle; to fold one part upon another part of; as, to double the leaf of a book, and the like; to clinch, as the fist; -- often followed by up; as, to double up a sheet of paper or cloth.

Meaning of Double from wikipedia

- Look up double or dubble in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Double, The Double or Dubble may refer to: Multiplication by 2 Double precision, a floating-point...
- first "double" in the term refers to the two (double) categories and the second "double" refers to ac****ulating ten or more (typically double digits)...
- Look up double-double or double double in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. A double-double refers to a basketball achievement where a player ac****ulates...
- The double b**** (/ˈdʌbəl beɪs/), also known as the upright b****, the acoustic b****, or simply the b**** (/beɪs/), is the largest and lowest-pitched chordophone...
- Double top and double bottom are reversal chart patterns observed in the technical analysis of financial trading markets of stocks, commodities, currencies...
- person is penetrated by two objects, it is generically called double penetration (DP). Double penetration of the ****, ****, or mouth can involve: Simultaneous...
- Doubling may refer to: Arithmetical doubling of a count or a measure, expressed as: Multiplication by 2 Increase by 100%, i.e. one-hundred percent Doubling...
- A double entendre (plural double entendres) is a figure of speech or a particular way of wording that is devised to have a double meaning, one of which...
- Look up double Dutch in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Double Dutch may refer to: Double Dutch (DJ Sharpnel album), by DJ Sharpnel, 1998 Double Dutch...
- Double parking refers to parking parallel to a car already parked at the curb or double parking in attended car parks and garages. "Double parking" means...