double




double - noun

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

  • double - verb

    • increase twofold
    • hit a two-base hit
    • bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
    • do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
    • bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
    • make or do or perform again

    double - adjective

    • used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements
    • used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
    • having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
    • consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
    • twice as great or many
    • large enough for two
    • having two meanings with intent to deceive

    double - adverb

    • downward and forward
    • two together
    • to double the degree

    double - thesaurus

    bivalent   doubled   doubling   doubly   dual   duple   duplicate   forked   image   reduplicate   repeat   replicate   threefold   treble   twice   twofold  


    View spelling list Short /u/ spelled ou and learn about the word double in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u? .


    View spelling list Words ending in ble and learn about the word double in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

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    Scrabble score for double

    d is 2 o is 1 u is 1 b is 3 l is 1 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 9

    generated at 14:04:51 on 13-01-23

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