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du·pli·cate

 (do͞o′plĭ-kĭt, dyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Identically copied from an original.
2. Existing or growing in two corresponding parts; double.
3. Denoting a manner of play in cards in which partnerships or teams play the same deals and compare scores at the end: duplicate bridge.
n.
1. An identical copy; a facsimile.
2. One that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original.
3. Games A card game in which partnerships or teams play the same deals and compare scores at the end.
v. (-kāt′) du·pli·cat·ed, du·pli·cat·ing, du·pli·cates
v.tr.
1. To make an exact copy of.
2. To make twofold; double.
3. To make or perform again; repeat: a hard feat to duplicate.
v.intr.
To become duplicate.

[Middle English, from Latin duplicātus, past participle of duplicāre, to double, from duplex, duplic-, twofold; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

du′pli·ca·ble, du′pli·cat′a·ble (-kā′tə-bəl) adj.
du′pli·cate·ly adv.
du′pli·ca′tive adj.
du′pli·ca·to′ry (-kĭ-tôr′ē) adj.

duplicate

adj
1. copied exactly from an original
2. identical
3. existing as a pair or in pairs; twofold
n
4. an exact copy; double
5. something additional or supplementary of the same kind
6. two exact copies (esp in the phrase in duplicate)
vb
7. (tr) to make a replica of
8. (tr) to do or make again
9. (tr) to make in a pair; make double
10. (Biology) (intr) biology to reproduce by dividing into two identical parts: the chromosomes duplicated in mitosis.
[C15: from Latin duplicāre to double, from duo two + plicāre to fold]
duplicable adj
ˌduplicaˈbility n
ˈduplicately adv
ˈduplicative adj

du•pli•cate

(n., adj. ˈdu plɪ kɪt, ˈdyu-; v. -ˌkeɪt)

n., v. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
adj. n.
1. a copy exactly like an original.
2. anything corresponding in all respects to something else.
v.t.
3. to make an exact copy of.
4. to double; make twofold.
5. to do or perform again; repeat: to duplicate a performance.
v.i.
6. to become duplicate.
adj.
7. exactly like or corresponding to something else: duplicate copies of a letter.
8. consisting of or existing in two identical or corresponding parts; double.
9. noting a card game in which each team plays a series of identical hands, the winner being the team making the best total score: duplicate bridge.
Idioms:
in duplicate, in two identical copies.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin duplicātus, past participle of duplicāre to make double, derivative of duplex, s. duplic- duplex]
du′pli•ca`tive, adj.

duplicate


Past participle: duplicated
Gerund: duplicating

Imperative
duplicate
duplicate
Present
I duplicate
you duplicate
he/she/it duplicates
we duplicate
you duplicate
they duplicate
Preterite
I duplicated
you duplicated
he/she/it duplicated
we duplicated
you duplicated
they duplicated
Present Continuous
I am duplicating
you are duplicating
he/she/it is duplicating
we are duplicating
you are duplicating
they are duplicating
Present Perfect
I have duplicated
you have duplicated
he/she/it has duplicated
we have duplicated
you have duplicated
they have duplicated
Past Continuous
I was duplicating
you were duplicating
he/she/it was duplicating
we were duplicating
you were duplicating
they were duplicating
Past Perfect
I had duplicated
you had duplicated
he/she/it had duplicated
we had duplicated
you had duplicated
they had duplicated
Future
I will duplicate
you will duplicate
he/she/it will duplicate
we will duplicate
you will duplicate
they will duplicate
Future Perfect
I will have duplicated
you will have duplicated
he/she/it will have duplicated
we will have duplicated
you will have duplicated
they will have duplicated
Future Continuous
I will be duplicating
you will be duplicating
he/she/it will be duplicating
we will be duplicating
you will be duplicating
they will be duplicating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been duplicating
you have been duplicating
he/she/it has been duplicating
we have been duplicating
you have been duplicating
they have been duplicating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been duplicating
you will have been duplicating
he/she/it will have been duplicating
we will have been duplicating
you will have been duplicating
they will have been duplicating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been duplicating
you had been duplicating
he/she/it had been duplicating
we had been duplicating
you had been duplicating
they had been duplicating
Conditional
I would duplicate
you would duplicate
he/she/it would duplicate
we would duplicate
you would duplicate
they would duplicate
Past Conditional
I would have duplicated
you would have duplicated
he/she/it would have duplicated
we would have duplicated
you would have duplicated
they would have duplicated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duplicate - something additional of the same kindduplicate - something additional of the same kind; "he always carried extras in case of an emergency"
artefact, artifact - a man-made object taken as a whole
2.duplicate - a copy that corresponds to an original exactly; "he made a duplicate for the files"
computer backup, backup - (computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device; "he made a backup in case the original was accidentally damaged or erased"
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
counterpart, similitude, twin - a duplicate copy
match, mate - an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"
Verb1.duplicate - make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
replicate, copy - reproduce or make an exact copy of; "replicate the cell"; "copy the genetic information"
recapitulate - repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
geminate, reduplicate - form by reduplication; "The consonant reduplicates after a short vowel"; "The morpheme can be reduplicated to emphasize the meaning of the word"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
2.duplicate - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
correspond, gibe, jibe, match, tally, agree, fit, check - be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"
3.duplicate - make a duplicate or duplicates of; "Could you please duplicate this letter for me?"
reproduce - make a copy or equivalent of; "reproduce the painting"
4.duplicate - increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years"
redouble - double again; "The noise doubled and redoubled"
geminate - arrange or combine in pairs; "The consonants are geminated in these words"
manifold, multiply - combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits"
Adj.1.duplicate - identically copied from an original; "a duplicate key"
same - closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree; "curtains the same color as the walls"; "two girls of the same age"; "mother and son have the same blue eyes"; "animals of the same species"; "the same rules as before"; "two boxes having the same dimensions"; "the same day next year"
2.duplicate - being two identicalduplicate - being two identical      
matched - going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities

duplicate

verb
1. repeat, reproduce, echo, copy, clone, replicate Scientists hope the work done can be duplicated elswhere.
2. copy, photocopy, Xerox (trademark), Photostat (trademark) He was duplicating some articles.
adjective
noun
1. copy, facsimile I've lost my card and have to get a duplicate.
2. photocopy, copy, reproduction, replica, Xerox (trademark), carbon copy, Photostat (trademark) Enclosed is a duplicate of the invoice we sent you last month.

duplicate

adjective
Composed of two parts or things:
noun
1. Something closely resembling another:
Archaic: simulacre.
2. One exactly resembling another:
Slang: ringer.
3. One of a matched pair of things:
verb
1. To make a copy of:
2. To make or become twice as great:
3. To do or perform (an act) again:
Translations
مَنْسوخنُسْخَهنُسْخَه طِبْق الأصْليَنْسَخ، يَسْتَخْرِج نُسْخَةً
duplikátkopieokopírovatrezervní
dobbelt-duplikatduplikereekstra-i to eksemplarer
másodpéldány
afrit; eintakeftirmyndgera nákvæmt afrit; fjölfalda
daryti kopijądauginimo aparatasdubliavimasdublikatasidentiškas
atdarinājumsatdarinātsdublikātsizgatavot dublikātu/ kopijukopēt
duplikátokopírovať
kopyakopya etmeksuretsuretini çıkarmak

duplicate

A. [ˈdjuːplɪkeɪt] VT
1. (= copy) [+ document, letter] → duplicar; (on machine) → copiar
2. (= repeat) [+ action] → repetir
B. [ˈdjuːplɪkɪt] N (= copy of letter etc) → duplicado m, copia f
in duplicatepor duplicado
C. [ˈdjuːplɪkɪt] ADJ [copy] → duplicado
D. [ˈdjuːplɪkɪt] CPD duplicate key Nduplicado m de una llave

duplicate

[ˈdjuːplɪkət]
n (= copy of document) → double m, copie f exacte
in duplicate → en deux exemplaires, en double
adj [copy] → en double
a duplicate set [keys] → un jeu de rechange duplicate key
[ˈdjuːplɪkeɪt] vt
(= repeat) [+ success] → réitérer; [+ results] → reproduire
(= photocopy) → photocopier; (on other machine)dupliquer
[+ video tape] → dupliquerduplicate key ndouble m de la (or d'une) cléduplicating machine duplicator [ˈdjuːplɪkeɪtər] nduplicateur m

duplicate

vt
(= make a copy of) documentein Duplikat ntor eine Zweitschrift anfertigen von
(= make copies of: on machine) → kopieren, vervielfältigen
(= repeat) action etcwiederholen, noch einmal machen; (wastefully) → doppelt or zweimal machen; successwiederholen; that is merely duplicating work already doneda wird doch nur schon Erledigtes noch einmal gemacht
n (of document)Duplikat nt, → Kopie f; (of work of art)Kopie f; (of key etc)Zweitschlüssel m; in duplicatein doppelter Ausfertigung
adjdoppelt, zweifach; a duplicate copy of the textein Duplikat ntor eine Kopie des Textes; a duplicate receipteine Empfangsbescheinigung in doppelter Ausfertigung; a duplicate keyein Zweitschlüssel m

duplicate

[vb ˈdjuːplɪˌkeɪt; n, adj ˈdjuːplɪkɪt]
1. vt (document) → fare una doppia copia di; (on machine) → riprodurre, duplicare; (repeat, action) → ripetere, riprodurre
2. n (document) → duplicato
in duplicate → in duplice copia, in doppia copia
duplicate key → doppione m della chiave
3. adj (copy) → conforme, esattamente uguale
duplicate receipt pad → bollettario

duplicate

(ˈdjuːplikət) adjective
exactly the same as something else. a duplicate key.
noun
1. another thing of exactly the same kind. He managed to find a perfect duplicate of the ring she had lost.
2. an exact copy of something written. She gave everyone a duplicate of her report.
(-keit) verb
to make an exact copy or copies of. He duplicated the letter.
ˌdupliˈcation noun
ˈduplicator (-kei-) noun
a machine for making copies.
References in classic literature ?
Hence, the spare boats, spare spars, and spare lines and harpoons, and spare everythings, almost, but a spare captain and duplicate ship.
not the smallest atom stirs or lives on matter, but has its cunning duplicate in mind.
Yet he is, for all the world, in constitution and habit, a duplicate of my father.
The copy is to the original as the pallid, smart, inane new wax-work group is to the vigorous, earnest, dignified group of living men and women whom it professes to duplicate.
A tremendous whack came down on Tom's shoul- ders, and its duplicate on Joe's; and for the space of two minutes the dust continued to fly from the two jackets and the whole school to enjoy it.
And now, sir, to reward you for the accurate guess, I will promise to paint you a careful and faithful duplicate of this very picture, provided you admit that the gift would be acceptable to you.
I have got a duplicate key -- I always insist on a duplicate key of the place where she keeps her account books.
This duplication went merrily on for years before it was generally discovered that the telephone is not an ear, but a nerve system; and that such an experiment as a duplicate nerve system has never been attempted by Nature, even in her most frivolous moods.
There comes a day at last, when, while the wonted Marriage Chorus goes forth from universal Lineland, the three far-off Lovers suddenly find themselves in exact harmony, and, before they are awake, the wedded Triplet is rapt vocally into a duplicate embrace; and Nature rejoices over one more marriage and over three more births.
You are to leave the keys on coming away in the main hall of the house, where the proprietor may get them on his entering the house by means of his duplicate key.
Yet, for one thing I felt assured: unless some other age had produced its exact duplicate, the machine could not have moved in time.
She was the exact duplicate of the other Pharaon, and loaded, as that had been, with cochineal and indigo.