Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun double

5 senses of double

Sense 1
double, two-base hit, two-bagger, two-baser -- (a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield")
       => base hit, safety -- ((baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely)

Sense 2
double, stunt man, stunt woman -- (a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable")
       => stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in -- (someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins")

Sense 3
double, image, look-alike -- (someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother")
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 4
double -- (a quantity that is twice as great as another; "36 is the double of 18")
       => multiple -- (the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9")

Sense 5
doubling, double -- (raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff")
       => raise -- (increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb double

6 senses of double

Sense 1
double, duplicate -- (increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years")
       => multiply, manifold -- (combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits")
          Phrasal Verb-> double up#3

Sense 2
double -- (hit a two-base hit)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 3
double over, double, double up -- (bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently")
       => bend, flex -- (form a curve; "The stick does not bend")

Sense 4
double -- (do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary")
       => function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore")

Sense 5
double -- (bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit))
       => bid, call -- (make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump")

Sense 6
duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate -- (make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick")
       => reproduce -- (make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting")

Antonyms of adj double

7 senses of double

Sense 1
double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold -- (having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison)

INDIRECT (VIA multiple) -> single -- (existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness")

Sense 2
double, dual, duple -- (consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure")

INDIRECT (VIA multiple) -> single -- (existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness")

Sense 3
double, doubled, twofold, two-fold -- (twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase")

INDIRECT (VIA multiple) -> single -- (existing alone or consisting of one entity or part or aspect or individual; "upon the hill stood a single tower"; "had but a single thought which was to escape"; "a single survivor"; "a single serving"; "a single lens"; "a single thickness")

Sense 4
double (vs. single) -- (used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements; "double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical")

single (vs. double) -- (used of flowers having usually only one row or whorl of petals; "single chrysanthemums resemble daisies and may have more than one row of petals")

Sense 5
bivalent (vs. multivalent) (vs. univalent), double -- (used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis)


Sense 6
double -- (large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room")

INDIRECT (VIA large, big) -> small, little -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")
INDIRECT (VIA large, big) -> small, little -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")

Sense 7
double, forked -- (having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue")

INDIRECT (VIA equivocal) -> unequivocal, univocal, unambiguous -- (admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion; "unequivocal evidence"; "took an unequivocal position"; "an unequivocal success"; "an unequivocal promise"; "an unequivocal (or univocal) statement")

Similarity of adj double

7 senses of double

Sense 1
double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold -- (having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison)
       => multiple (vs. single) -- (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit")

Sense 2
double, dual, duple -- (consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure")
       => multiple (vs. single) -- (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit")

Sense 3
double, doubled, twofold, two-fold -- (twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase")
       => multiple (vs. single) -- (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit")

Sense 4
double (vs. single) -- (used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements; "double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical")

Sense 5
bivalent (vs. multivalent) (vs. univalent), double -- (used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis)

Sense 6
double -- (large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room")
       => large (vs. small), big (vs. little) -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

Sense 7
double, forked -- (having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue")
       => equivocal (vs. unequivocal), ambiguous -- (open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead; "an equivocal statement"; "the polling had a complex and equivocal (or ambiguous) message for potential female candidates"; "the officer's equivocal behavior increased the victim's uneasiness"; "popularity is an equivocal crown"; "an equivocal response to an embarrassing question")

Synonyms of adv double

3 senses of double

Sense 1
double -- (downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain")

Sense 2
double -- (two together; "some people sleep better double")

Sense 3
doubly, double, twice -- (to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright")

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