Synonyms of double in English:



  • 1 a double garage double yellow lines
    dual, duplex, twin, binary, duplicate, in pairs, coupled, twofold
    a double garage double yellow lines
    [Antonyms] single
  • 2 a double helping
    doubled, twofold
  • 3 a double meaning
    ambiguous, equivocal, dual, two-edged, double-edged, ambivalent, cryptic, enigmatic
    a double meaning
    [Antonyms] unambiguous


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  • 1 we had to pay double
    twice (over), twice the amount, doubly


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  • 2 she used a double for the stunts
    stand-in, substitute


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  • 1 they doubled his salary
    multiply by two, increase twofold
  • 2 the bottom sheet had been doubled up
    fold (back/up/down/over/under), turn back/up/down/over/under, tuck back/up/down/under
  • 3 the kitchen can double as a dining room
    function, do, (also) serve


on the double

hold tight, we'll be there on the double very quicklyas fast as one's legs can carry oneat a runat a gallopfastswiftlyrapidlyspeedilyat full speedat full tiltas fast as possible informallike (greased) lightninglike the windlike a bat out of helllickety-splitpretty damn quickPDQ

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bi- di-1 forming words meaning ‘having two’ or ‘double,’ such as biped (‘an animal that walks on two feet’) and dioxide (‘an oxide with two atoms of oxygen to one of a metal or other element’)

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