English dictionary definition of:

double


Noun

  • a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
  • raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
  • a quantity that is twice as great as another
  • someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
  • a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts

Verb

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

Adjective

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

Adverb

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

Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert

Thesaurus

bivalent doubled doubling doubly dual duple duplicate forked image look-alike reduplicate repeat replicate three-fold threefold treble twice two-bagger two-baser two-fold twofold

Spellzone course content

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.

Other Spellzone word lists: Home, bedroom

Scrabble score for double


Scrabble score = 9

generated at 03:01:03 on 01-08-19

Spelling dictionary home

Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert

Print this page

"I have just subscribed and look forward to continuing to use Spellzone. I have been really impressed with the program during the trial period and the students gave very positive feedback. Many thanks."
Teacher, International School, Geneva