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dou·ble

 (dŭb′əl)
adj.
1. Twice as much in size, strength, number, or amount: a double dose.
2. Composed of two like parts: double doors.
3. Composed of two unlike parts; dual: a double meaning; a double role for an actor.
4. Accommodating or designed for two: a double bed; a double room.
5. Characterized by duplicity; deceitful: speak with a double tongue.
6. Botany Having many more than the usual number of petals, usually in a crowded or an overlapping arrangement: a double chrysanthemum.
n.
1. Something increased twofold.
2. One that closely resembles another; a duplicate.
3.
a. Something having two identifiable or prominent parts or members.
b. Something capable of carrying, moving, or holding two people or things, as a mattress.
4.
a. An actor's understudy.
b. An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations: a stunt double; a body double.
5. An apparition; a wraith.
6.
a. A sharp turn in a direction of movement; a reversal.
b. A sharp, often devious change in position or argument; a shift.
7. doubles Sports A form of a game, such as tennis or handball, having two players on each side.
8. Baseball A hit enabling the batter to reach second base. Also called two-bagger, two-base hit.
9. Games
a. A bid in bridge indicating strength to one's partner; a request for a bid.
b. A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
c. A hand justifying such a bid.
v. dou·bled, dou·bling, dou·bles
v.tr.
1. To make twice as great.
2. To be twice as much as: doubled the score of his opponent.
3. To fold in two.
4. To clench (one's fist).
5. To duplicate; repeat.
6. To turn (an enemy spy) into a double agent.
7. Baseball
a. To cause the scoring of (a run) by hitting a double.
b. To advance or score (a runner) by hitting a double.
c. To put out (a runner) as the second part of a double play.
8. Games To challenge (an opponent's bid) with a double in bridge.
9. Music To duplicate (another part or voice) an octave higher or lower or in unison.
10. Nautical To sail around: double a cape.
v.intr.
1. To be increased twofold: The debt soon doubled.
2. To turn sharply or all the way around; reverse one's course: had to double back to touch the missed base.
3. To serve in an additional capacity: a frying pan that doubles as a pie tin; a conductor who doubles as a pianist.
4. To replace an actor in the actor's absence or in a certain scene.
5. Baseball To hit a double.
6. Games To announce a double in bridge.
adv.
1. To twice the amount or extent; doubly: paid double for the customized car.
2. Two together; in pairs: sleeping double.
3. In two: bent double.
Phrasal Verb:
double up
1. To bend suddenly, as in pain or laughter.
2. To share accommodations meant for one person.
Idiom:
on/at the double
1. Immediately.
2. In double time.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin duplus; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

dou′ble·ness n.

double

(ˈdʌbəl)
adj (usually prenominal)
1. as much again in size, strength, number, etc: a double portion.
2. composed of two equal or similar parts; in a pair; twofold: a double egg cup.
3. designed for two users: a double room.
4. folded in two; composed of two layers: double paper.
5. stooping; bent over
6. having two aspects or existing in two different ways; ambiguous: a double meaning.
7. false, deceitful, or hypocritical: a double life.
8. (Botany) (of flowers) having more than the normal number of petals
9. (Mathematics) maths
a. (of a root) being one of two equal roots of a polynomial equation
b. (of an integral) having an integrand containing two independent variables requiring two integrations, in each of which one variable is kept constant
10. (Classical Music) music
a. (of an instrument) sounding an octave lower than the pitch indicated by the notation: a double bass.
b. (of time) duple, usually accompanied by the direction alla breve
adv
11. twice over; twofold
12. two together; two at a time (esp in the phrase see double)
n
13. twice the number, amount, size, etc
14. (Brewing) a double measure of spirits, such as whisky or brandy
15. (Film) a duplicate or counterpart, esp a person who closely resembles another; understudy
16. a wraith or ghostly apparition that is the exact counterpart of a living person; doppelgänger
17. a sharp turn, esp a return on one's own tracks
18. an evasive shift or artifice; trick
19. (Theatre) an actor who plays two parts in one play
20. (Bridge) bridge a call that increases certain scoring points if the last preceding bid becomes the contract
21. (Billiards & Snooker) billiards snooker a strike in which the object ball is struck so as to make it rebound against the cushion to an opposite pocket
22. (Horse Racing) a bet on two horses in different races in which any winnings from the horse in the first race are placed on the horse in the later race
23. (Roman Catholic Church) (often capital) chiefly RC Church one of the higher-ranking feasts on which the antiphons are recited both before and after the psalms
24. (Classical Music) music an ornamented variation in 16th and 17th century music
25. (Military) Also called: double time a pace of twice the normal marching speed
26. (Tennis) tennis See double fault
27. (Individual Sports, other than specified)
a. the narrow outermost ring on a dartboard
b. a hit on this ring
28. (Military) at twice normal marching speed
29. quickly or immediately
vb
30. to make or become twice as much
31. to bend or fold (material, a bandage, etc)
32. (sometimes foll by: up) to clench (a fist)
33. (tr; often foll by together or up) to join or couple: he doubled up the team.
34. (tr) to repeat exactly; copy
35. (intr) to play two parts or serve two roles
36. (Navigation) (intr) to turn sharply; follow a winding course
37. (Nautical Terms) nautical to sail around (a headland or other point)
38. (Music, other) music
a. to duplicate (a voice or instrumental part) either in unison or at the octave above or below it
b. (usually foll by: on) to be capable of performing (upon an instrument additional to one's normal one): the third trumpeter doubles on cornet.
39. (Bridge) bridge to make a call that will double certain scoring points if the preceding bid becomes the contract
40. (Billiards & Snooker) billiards snooker to cause (a ball) to rebound or (of a ball) to rebound from a cushion across or up or down the table
41. (Chess & Draughts) chess
a. to cause two pawns of the same colour to be on the same file
b. to place both rooks of the same colour on the same rank or the same file
42. (Film) (foll by: for) to act as substitute (for an actor or actress)
43. (intr) to go or march at twice the normal speed
[C13: from Old French, from Latin duplus twofold, from duo two + -plus -fold]
ˈdoubleness n
ˈdoubler n

dou•ble

(ˈdʌb əl)

adj., n., v. -bled, -bling,
adv. adj.
1. twice as large, heavy, strong, etc.; twofold in size, amount, number, extent, etc.
2. composed of two like parts or members; paired: a double sink.
3. suitable for two persons: a double room.
4. twofold in character or meaning; dual or ambiguous.
5. marked by duplicity; deceitful; hypocritical: a double life.
6. folded in two.
7. (of a bed or bedclothes) full-size: a double blanket.
8. (of flowers) having many more than the normal number of petals.
n.
9. anything that is twice the usual size, quantity, strength, etc.
10. a duplicate or counterpart.
11. a person exactly or closely resembling another.
12. a hotel room with two beds or a double bed, for occupancy by two people.
13. an alcoholic drink containing twice the usual amount of alcohol.
14. a fold or plait.
15. a sharp reversal, as of course.
16. a trick or artifice, as of argument in a debate.
17.
a. an understudy.
b. an actor who plays two or more parts in a play, usu. minor roles.
18. a substitute who performs feats or actions in a movie or TV show too hazardous for a star.
19. Also called two-base hit. a hit in baseball that enables the batter to reach second base safely.
21. doubles, (used with a sing. v.) a game or match, as in tennis, in which there are two players on each side.
22. (in bridge) a bid by an opponent indicating belief that the declarer's bid will not succeed or informing one's partner that one's hand is of a certain strength.
v.t.
23. to make double or twice as great; add an equal amount of.
24. to fold or bend with one part over another (often fol. by over, up, etc.).
25. to clench: to double one's fists.
26. to be twice as much as.
27. to sail around (a projecting area of land).
28. to pair; couple.
29. (in bridge) to challenge (a declarer's bid) by calling “double.”
30.
a. to be a double for (an actor).
b. to perform (a role or roles) as an actor cast in more than one part.
31. Baseball.
a. to cause the advance of (a base runner) by a two-base hit.
b. to cause (a run) to be scored by a two-base hit (often fol. by in).
c. to put out (a base runner) as the second out of a double play.
v.i.
32. to become double.
33. to bend or fold (often fol. by up or over).
34. to turn back on a course; reverse direction (often fol. by back).
35. to serve in an additional capacity: The director doubles as bit player.
36. to act as a double in a play, motion picture, or the like.
37. to hit a double in baseball.
38. to play an instrument besides one's regular instrument (usu. followed by on).
39. to double-date.
40. double up,
a. to share quarters planned for only one person or family.
b. to bend over, as from pain.
adv.
41. to twice the amount, extent, etc.; twofold.
42. two together: to sleep double.
Idioms:
1. double in brass, to serve in more than one capacity.
2. double or nothing, a bet in which one either wins twice as much as one has bet or gets nothing.
3. on the double,
a. without delay; rapidly.
b. in double time, as marching troops.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Old French < Latin duplus]
dou′ble•ness, n.
dou′bler, n.

double


Past participle: doubled
Gerund: doubling

Imperative
double
double
Present
I double
you double
he/she/it doubles
we double
you double
they double
Preterite
I doubled
you doubled
he/she/it doubled
we doubled
you doubled
they doubled
Present Continuous
I am doubling
you are doubling
he/she/it is doubling
we are doubling
you are doubling
they are doubling
Present Perfect
I have doubled
you have doubled
he/she/it has doubled
we have doubled
you have doubled
they have doubled
Past Continuous
I was doubling
you were doubling
he/she/it was doubling
we were doubling
you were doubling
they were doubling
Past Perfect
I had doubled
you had doubled
he/she/it had doubled
we had doubled
you had doubled
they had doubled
Future
I will double
you will double
he/she/it will double
we will double
you will double
they will double
Future Perfect
I will have doubled
you will have doubled
he/she/it will have doubled
we will have doubled
you will have doubled
they will have doubled
Future Continuous
I will be doubling
you will be doubling
he/she/it will be doubling
we will be doubling
you will be doubling
they will be doubling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been doubling
you have been doubling
he/she/it has been doubling
we have been doubling
you have been doubling
they have been doubling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been doubling
you will have been doubling
he/she/it will have been doubling
we will have been doubling
you will have been doubling
they will have been doubling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been doubling
you had been doubling
he/she/it had been doubling
we had been doubling
you had been doubling
they had been doubling
Conditional
I would double
you would double
he/she/it would double
we would double
you would double
they would double
Past Conditional
I would have doubled
you would have doubled
he/she/it would have doubled
we would have doubled
you would have doubled
they would have doubled

double

A hit for two bases.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.double - a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second basedouble - 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
line double, line-drive double - a double resulting from a line drive
2.double - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stuntsdouble - a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - 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"
3.double - someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
clone, dead ringer, ringer - a person who is almost identical to another
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"
5.double - raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff"
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
raise - increasing the size of a bet (as in poker); "I'll see your raise and double it"
Verb1.double - 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"
parlay, double up - stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
2.double - hit a two-base hit
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
3.double - 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"
4.double - do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary"
function, operate, work, run, go - 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"
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"
6.double - 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"
Adj.1.double - having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualitiesdouble - 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 - 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"
2.double - 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 - 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"
3.double - twice as great or manydouble - twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase"
multiple - 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"
4.double - 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"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
single - 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"
5.double - used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsisdouble - used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
6.double - large enough for two; "a double bed"; "a double room"
big, large - 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"
7.double - having two meanings with intent to deceive; "a sly double meaning"; "spoke with forked tongue"
ambiguous, equivocal - 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"
Adv.1.double - downward and forward; "he was bent double with pain"
2.double - two together; "some people sleep better double"
3.double - to double the degreedouble - to double the degree; "she was doubly rewarded"; "his eyes were double bright"

double

adjective
1. matching, coupled, doubled, paired, twin, dual, complementary, duplicate, in pairs, binate (Botany), dubL (S.M.S.) a pair of double doors into the room
3. dual, ambiguous, enigmatic, cryptic, twofold, double-edged, two-edged, Delphic, enigmatical, open to argument or debate, dubL (S.M.S.) The book has a double meaning.
verb
1. multiply by two, duplicate, increase twofold, repeat, enlarge, increase twofold, magnify, dubL (S.M.S.) They need to double the number of managers.
2. fold up or over, turn up or over, tuck back or over, bend back or over, dubL (S.M.S.) He doubled the sheet back upon itself.
noun
1. twin, lookalike, spitting image, copy, fellow, mate, counterpart, clone, replica, ringer (slang), impersonator (informal), dead ringer (slang), Doppelgänger, duplicate, dubL (S.M.S.) Your mother sees you as her double.
at or on the double at once, now, immediately, directly, quickly, promptly, right now, straight away, right away, briskly, without delay, pronto (informal), at full speed, in double-quick time, this instant, this very minute, pdq (slang), posthaste, tout de suite (French) Come to my office, please, on the double.
double as something or someone function as, serve as, serve the purpose of The military greatcoat doubled as a bedroll.

double

adjective
1. Twice as much or as large:
2. Consisting of two identical or similar related things, parts, or elements:
3. Composed of two parts or things:
4. Being or acting so as to conceal one's real intentions:
noun
1. One exactly resembling another:
Slang: ringer.
2. One of a matched pair of things:
verb
1. To make or become twice as great:
2. To bend together or make a crease in so that one part lies over another:
3. To turn sharply around.Also used with back:
Translations
مُزْدَوِجمُضاعَفيَزْدَوِج، يكون ذو وَظيفَتَينيُضَاعِفُيُضَعِفُ
zdvojnásobitdvojitýdvojnásobekdvojnásobnýdvojník
dobbeltfordobledet dobbeltedobbelt-dobbeltdøre
kaksinkertainenkaksinkertaistaakaksois-kaksoisolentokaksoisrooli
dvostrukudvostručiti
dupladuplájakétszeresenkettõbemegdupláz
fyrir tvogegna tvöföldu hlutverkií tvennt; brotinn samantvífaritvisvar sinnum
2倍にする2倍の
...을 갑절로 하다두 배의
duplex
akyse dvejintisantrininkasatlikti du darbusatlikti dvi funkcijasdvejetai
divguļamā gultadivkāršidivkāršsdivkāršs daudzumsdomāts diviem
podwójnysobowtórpodwoićpodwójnapodwójne
dvojitýdvojnásobokdvojníkna dva razypre dvoch
dvojendvojnopodvojiti
dvojnicadvojnik
dubbeldubblera
เป็นคู่ทำเป็นสองเท่า
çiftdubleiki katiki kat ar mak
gấp đôităng gấp đôi

double

[ˈdʌbl]
A. ADJ
1. (= twice) → doble
it is double what it wases el doble de lo que era
my income is double that of my neighbourgano dos veces más que mi vecinogano el doble que mi vecino
he's double your agete dobla la edad
he's double the age of his sisterle dobla en edad a su hermana
double the sizeel doble de grande
double the amount of moneyel doble de dinero
twins: double the trouble, and double the fun!mellizos: el doble de problemas ¡y el doble de diversión!
2. (= extra-big) → doble
a double dose of cough mixtureuna dosis doble de jarabe para la tos
a double helping of ice creamuna porción doble de helado
a double whiskyun whisky doble
3. (= two, dual) it is spelt with a double "m"se escribe con dos emes
double five two six (5526) (Telec) → cinco, cinco, dos, seis, cincuenta y cinco, veintiséis
a box with a double bottomuna caja con doble fondo
to lead a double lifellevar una doble vida
it serves a double purposesirve un doble propósito
throw a double six to commence playpara empezar el juego tiene que sacar un seis doble al tirar los dados
the egg had a double yolkel huevo tenía dos yemas
see also figure A4
B. ADV
1. (= twice as much) [cost, pay] → el doble
he earns double what I earngana el doble que yo
you should have bought double that amountdeberías haber comprado el doble
if you land on a pink square it counts doublesi caes en una casilla rosa vale el doble or vale por dos
to see doublever doble
2. (= in half) → por la mitad
the blanket had been folded doublehabían doblado la manta por la mitad
to be bent double (with age) → estar encorvado
to be bent double with painretorcerse de dolor
C. N
1. (= drink) → doble m
2. (= double room) → habitación f doble
3. (Cine) (= stand-in) → doble mf
4. (= lookalike) → doble mf
5. (in games) → doble m
throw a double to startpara empezar tienes que sacar un doble
double or quits; double or nothingdoble o nada
6. doubles (Tennis, Badminton) → dobles mpl
to play doublesjugar dobles
a game of mixed/ladies' doublesun partido de dobles mixtos/femininos
7. (Sport) (= double victory) the doubleel doblete
8. at the double (= very quickly) → a la carrera, corriendo
they ate their food at the doublecomieron a la carrera, comieron corriendo
get into bed, at the double!¡a la cama corriendo!
9. on the double (= immediately) → ya mismo
we'd better go on the doublemejor vamos ya mismo
D. VT
1. (= increase twofold) [+ money, quantity, profits] → doblar, duplicar; [+ price, salary] → doblar; [+ efforts] → redoblar
think of a number and double itpiensa en un número y multiplícalo por dos or duplícalo
he doubled my offerofreció el doble que yo
he has already doubled his birth weightya pesa el doble de lo que pesaba al nacer
2. (also double over) (= fold) [+ paper, blanket] → doblar
3. (Theat) he doubles the parts of courtier and hangmanhace dos papeles, el de cortesano y el de verdugo
he's doubling the part of Kennedy for Steve Newmanes el doble de Steve Newman en el papel de Kennedy
4. (in card games) → doblar
to double one's stakedoblar la apuesta
I'll double you!¡te doblo la apuesta!
5. (= circumnavigate) [+ headland] → doblar
E. VI
1. (= become twice as great) [quantity] → doblarse, duplicarse
these figures have doubled since last yearestas cifras se han duplicado desde el año pasado
2. (= have two functions) to double as sthhacer las veces de algo
the sofa doubles as a spare bedel sofá hace las veces de cama para los invitados
3. (Theat) to double for sbdoblar a algn
he doubled as Hamlet's fathertambién hizo el papel del padre de Hamlet
4. (= change direction suddenly) → girar sobre sí mismo
5. (Bridge) → doblar
F. CPD double agent Ndoble agente mf
double bar N (Mus) → barra f doble
double bass Ncontrabajo m
double bassoon Ncontrafagot m
double bed Ncama f de matrimonio
double bend N (Aut) → curva f en S
double bill N (Cine) → programa m doble
double bind Ndilema m sin solución, callejón m sin salida
double bluff N perhaps, he thought, it's a kind of double bluffquizás, pensó, intenta hacerme creer que está mintiendo pero en realidad dice la verdad
double boiler N (US) → cazos mpl para hervir al baño María
double booking N (= booking for two) → reserva f para dos; (= over-booking) → doble reserva f
double chin Npapada f
double cream N (Brit) → crema f doble, nata f (para montar) (Sp), doble crema f (Mex)
double dealer Ntraidor(a) m/f
double density disk N (Comput) → disco m de doble densidad
double doors NPLpuerta fsing de dos hojas
double Dutch N (Brit) → chino m
it's double Dutch to mepara mí es chino
to talk double Dutchhablar en chino
double eagle Ndoble eagle m
double entry Npartida f doble
double entry book-keeping Ncontabilidad f por partida doble
double exposure N (Phot) → doble exposición f
double fault N (Tennis) → falta f doble
see also double-fault double feature N (Cine) → sesión f doble, programa m doble
double first N (Univ) título universitario británico con nota de sobresaliente en dos especialidades
double flat N (Mus) → doble bemol m
double glazing Ndoble acristalamiento m, doble ventana f
double helix N (Chem) → hélice f doble
double indemnity N (US) (Insurance) → doble indemnización f
double indemnity coverage N (US) → seguro m de doble indemnización
double jeopardy N (US) (Jur) → procesamiento m por segunda vez
double knitting Nlana f de doble hebra
double knot Nnudo m doble
double lock Ncerradura f doble
see also double-lock double marking Ndoble corrección f
double meaning Ndoble sentido m
double negative N (Gram) → doble negación f (construcción gramatical, incorrecta en inglés, en la que se utilizan dos formas negativas)
double pay Npaga f doble
everybody gets double pay on Sundaystodo el mundo recibe paga doble los domingos
double pneumonia Npulmonía f doble
double room Nhabitación f doble
double saucepan N (Brit) → cazos mpl para hervir al baño María
double sharp N (Mus) → doble sostenido m
double spacing N in double spacinga doble espacio
double standard N to have double standards; have a double standardaplicar una regla para unos y otra para otros
double star Nestrella f binaria
double stopping Ndoble cuerda f
double take N to do a double take (= look twice) → tener que mirar dos veces
when I told him the news, he did a double takecuando le di la noticia no daba crédito a sus oídos or no se lo creía
double talk Nlenguaje m con doble sentido
double time N (Ind, Comm) → tarifa f doble
we earn double time on Sundayslos domingos nos pagan el doble (Mil) in double timea paso ligero
double track Nvía f doble
double vision Ndoble visión f, diplopía f
double whammy Npalo m doble
double windows NPLventanas fpl dobles
double yellow lines NPL (Aut) línea doble amarilla de prohibido aparcarlínea fsing amarilla continua
double back
A. VI + ADV [person] → volver sobre sus pasos
to double back on itself [road] → volver sobre sí mismo
B. VT + ADV [+ blanket] → doblar
double over VT + ADVdoblar
double up
A. VT + ADV to be doubled up with laughtertroncharse de risa
to be doubled up with paindoblarse de dolor
B. VI + ADV
1. (= bend over) → doblarse
he doubled up with laughterse partió de la risa
2. (= share bedroom) → compartir (una habitación)

double

[ˈdʌbəl]
adj
(= twofold) → double
a double helping → une double portion
double in size → deux fois plus grand
double in weight (= twice as heavy) → deux fois plus lourd double garage, double helix, double wedding
(with number) double five two six (British) (5526)cinquante-cinq - vingt-six; (with letter) double "l"
It's spelt with a double "l" → Ça s'écrit avec deux "l".
adv
(= twice) → deux fois
double the size → deux fois la taille
double the size of → deux fois la taille de
double the number → deux fois le nombre
double the amount → deux fois le montant
[fold] → en deux
(= twice the amount) to cost double → coûter le double, coûter deux fois plus
First-class tickets cost double → Les billets de première classe coûtent le double.
to bend double [person] → se plier en deux
to be bent double [person] → être plié(e) en deux
to see double → voir double
n
[amount, number] → double m
(= double serving) → double m
(also double room) (in hotel)chambre f pour deux personnes, chambre f double
(= exact likeness) to be sb's double → être le sosie de qn
at the double (British) on the double (US) (= quickly) → au pas de course
(CINEMA)doublure f
vt [+ amount, weight, number] → doubler
vi
(= increase twofold) → doubler
The number of attacks has doubled → Le nombre d'agressions a doublé.
to double as sth [thing] (= have second use) → servir également de qch; [person] (= have second function) → remplir également la fonction de qch double doors
double back
vi [person] → revenir sur ses pas
double up
vi
[person] (in pain)être plié(e) en deux, se tordre
to double up with laughter → être plié(e) (en deux), se tordre de rire
(= share room) → partager une chambre
vt sep
to double sb up (with pain)faire se plier en deux qn
to be doubled up with laughter → être plié(e) de rire, se tordre de rire
to be doubled up with pain → être plié(e) (en deux) de douleur, se tordre de douleurdouble act double-act n
(= pair of performers) → duo m
(= performance) → duo m
to do a double act → faire un duodouble agent nagent m doubledouble-barrelled [ˌdʌbəlˈbærəld] adj
[shotgun] → à deux coups
(British) (= hyphenated) [surname] → à rallonge
(= two-part) [plan] → à deux voletsdouble bass [ˌdʌbəlˈbeɪs] ncontrebasse f
I play the double bass → Je joue de la contrebasse.double bed nlit m deux places, lit m à deux placesdouble bedroom n (in hotel)chambre f double, chambre f pour deux personnes; (in house)chambre f doubledouble bill double-bill [ˌdʌbəlˈbɪl] ndouble programme mdouble bind n (= catch 22) → situation f inextricable
to be in a double bind → être dans une impasse, être pris(e) dans une impassedouble-blind [ˌdʌbəlˈblaɪnd] adj [study, experiment] → en double aveugledouble bluff n (British) (= complicated trick) → double bluff mdouble boiler n (= pan) → casserole f à double fonddouble-book [ˌdʌbəlˈbʊk]
vi [hotel, airline] → faire de la surréservation
vt [+ room, seat] → réserver pour deux personnes différentesdouble booking nsurréservation fdouble-breasted [ˌdʌbəlˈbrɛstɪd] adj [jacket] → croisé(e)double-check [ˌdʌbəlˈtʃɛk]
vtrevérifier
to double-check (that) ... → revérifier que ...
virevérifierdouble chin ndouble menton mdouble-click [ˌdʌbəlˈklɪk] vi (COMPUTING)double-cliquer
to double-click on an icon → double-cliquer sur un iconedouble cream n (British)crème f fraîche épaissedouble-cross [ˌdʌbəlˈkrɒs]
vt (= betray) → doubler , trahir
n (= trick) → traîtrise fdouble-dealing [ˌdʌbəlˈdiːlɪŋ] n (= duplicity) → double jeu mdouble-decker [ˌdʌbəlˈdɛkər] n (also double-decker bus) → autobus m à impériale
a double-decker bus → un autobus à impérialedouble-density disk [ˌdʌbəlˈdɛnsɪti] n (COMPUTING)disquette f (à) double densitédouble-digit [ˌdʌbəlˈdɪdʒɪt] adj [number] → à deux chiffres; [inflation, increase] → à deux chiffresdouble doors nplporte f à deux battants
a pair of double doors → une porte à deux battantsdouble-edged [ˌdʌbəlˈɛdʒd] adj
(= ambiguous) [comment, compliment] → à double tranchant
(not wholly good) to be double-edged → être à double tranchant double-edged sworddouble-edged sword n (= mixed blessing) → arme f à double tranchantdouble entendre [ˌduːbəlɒnˈtɒndrə] ncalembour mdouble entry book-keeping ncomptabilité f en partie doubledouble exposure n (PHOTOGRAPHY)surimpression fdouble fault n (TENNIS)double faute fdouble-figure [ˌdʌbəlˈfɪgər] adj [interest] → à deux chiffresdouble garage ngarage m pour deux véhiculesdouble-glaze [ˌdʌbəlˈgleɪz] vt (British) [+ window] → mettre du double-vitrage à; [+ house] → équiper de doubles-vitrages
to have a house double-glazed → faire mettre du double-vitrage dans une maisondouble-glazed [ˌdʌbəlˈgleɪzd] adj (British) [window] → à double vitragedouble glazing n (British)double-vitrage mdouble helix n (BIOCHEMISTRY)double hélice fdouble-jointed [ˌdʌbəlˈdʒɔɪntɪd] adj [person] → désarticulé(e)double life ndouble vie f
to live a double life → mener une double viedouble-page [ˌdʌbəlˈpeɪdʒ] modif
double-page spread → article m en double page, double page fdouble-park [ˌdʌbəlˈpɑːrk]
vt [+ car] → garer en double file
vi [driver] → se garer en double filedouble parking nstationnement m en double filedouble-quick [ˌdʌbəlˈkwɪk]
adv (= very quickly) → en deux temps trois mouvements
adj
in double-quick time (= in no time) → en deux temps trois mouvementsdouble room n (in hotel)chambre f pour deux personnes, chambre f double

double

adv
(= twice as much) charge, cost, paydoppelt so viel; countdoppelt; double the size (of)doppelt so groß (wie); double the amountdoppelt so viel; we paid her double what she was getting beforewir zahlten ihr das Doppelte von dem, was sie vorher bekam; they charge double what they used tosie berechnen doppelt so viel wie früher; he took double the time it took meer brauchte doppelt so lange wie ich; he’s double your ageer ist doppelt so alt wie du; double six is twelvezweimal sechs ist zwölf; to see doubledoppelt sehen
to bend doublesich krümmen; she was bent double with laughter/painsie krümmte sich vor Lachen/Schmerzen; to fold something doubleetw einmal falten
adj
(= twice as much)doppelt; to pay a double amountdas Doppelte bezahlen; a double gin/whisky etcein doppelter Gin/Whisky etc
(= having two similar parts, in pairs)Doppel-; double bottomdoppelter Boden; the egg had a double yolkdas Ei hatte zwei Dotter; it is spelled with a double ’p’es wird mit Doppel-p or mit zwei p geschrieben; my phone number is 9, double 3, 2, 4meine Telefonnummer ist neun drei drei zwei vier or neun dreiunddreißig vierundzwanzig
(Bot) flowergefüllt
n
(= twice a quantity, number, size etc)das Doppelte, das Zweifache; double or quitsdoppelt oder nichts; he earns the double of what I doer verdient doppelt so viel wie ich
(= person)Ebenbild nt, → Doppelgänger(in) m(f); (Film, Theat: = stand-in) → Double nt; (= actor taking two parts)Schauspieler, der eine Doppelrolle spielt; I saw your doubleich habe einen Doppelgänger/eine Doppelgängerin von dir gesehen; I’ve got the double of that clockich habe genau die gleiche Uhr
at the double (also Mil) → im Laufschritt; (fig)im Eiltempo; on the double (fig)auf der Stelle
(Cards, = increase) → Verdoppelung f; (Bridge) → Kontra nt; (= hand) Blatt, das die Verdoppelung/das Kontra rechtfertigt (in racing) → Doppelwette f; (in dice) → Pasch m; (in dominoes) → Doppelstein m, → Pasch m
vt
(= increase twofold)verdoppeln
(= fold in two) piece of paper(einmal) falten
(Film, Theat) he doubles the roles of courtier and hangmaner hat die Doppelrolle des Höflings und Henkers; the producer decided to double the parts of pimp and judgeder Produzent beschloss, die Rollen des Zuhälters und des Richters mit demselben Schauspieler zu besetzen
(Naut, = sail round) → umsegeln
(Cards) → verdoppeln; (Bridge) → kontrieren
vi
(= increase twofold)sich verdoppeln
(Mus) → zwei Instrumente spielen; he doubles on flute and clarineter spielt Flöte und Klarinette
(Film, Theat) to double for somebodyjds Double sein, jdn doubeln; who is doubling for him?wer doubelt ihn?, wer ist sein Double?; he doubles as the butler and the dukeer hat die Doppelrolle des Butlers und Herzogs; this bedroom doubles as a studydieses Schlafzimmer dient auch als Arbeitszimmer
(Cards) → verdoppeln; (Bridge) → kontrieren

double

:
double act
n (esp Theat: = performers) → Zweigespann nt; (= performance)Zweiershow f
double-acting
double agent
nDoppelagent(in) m(f)
double album
n (Mus) → Doppelalbum nt
double bar
n (Mus) → Doppelstrich m
double-barrelled, (US) double-barreled
adjDoppel-
double-barrelled name, (US) double-barreled name
nDoppelname m
double-barrelled shotgun, (US) double-barreled shotgun
ndoppelläufiges Gewehr, Zwilling m
double bass
nKontrabass m
double bassoon
nKontrafagott nt
double bed
nDoppelbett nt
double bend
nS-Kurve f
double bill
nVorstellung fmit zwei Filmen/Stücken
double bind
nZwickmühle f
double-blind
adj (Sci) → Doppelblind-; double experimentDoppelblindversuch m
double bluff
n (= deception)doppelter Bluff
double boiler
n (US) → Turmtopf m
double-book
vt room, seatzweimal reservieren; flightzweimal buchen; I’m very sorry, I’ve doubleed your seates tut mir sehr leid, ich habe einen Platz für Sie reserviert, der schon vergeben war
double-breasted
adjzweireihig; double jacket/suitZweireiher m
double check
ndoppelte Überprüfung; in spite of all his doublesobwohl er alles doppelt or noch einmal überprüft hatte
double-check
vtinoch einmal (über)prüfen
double chin
nDoppelkinn nt
double click
n (Comput) → Doppelklick m
double-click (Comput)
vtdoppelklicken
vidoppelklicken (→ on auf +acc)
double-clutch
vi (US) = double-declutch
double consonant
nDoppelkonsonant m
double cream
nSchlagsahne f
double-cross (inf)
vtein Doppelspiel or falsches Spiel treiben mit; the doubleing swines!diese falschen Hunde! (inf)
nDoppelspiel nt
double-crosser
n (inf)falscher Freund or Hund (inf)
double-date
vt he’s double-dating meer trifft sich außer mit mir noch mit einer anderen
double-dealer
nBetrüger(in) m(f)
double-dealing
nBetrügerei(en) f(pl)
double-decker
n (all senses) → Doppeldecker m
double-declutch
vi (Aut) → mit Zwischengas schalten
double density
adj (Comput) diskmit doppelter Dichte
double doors
plFlügeltür f
double Dutch
n (esp Brit) → Kauderwelsch nt; to talk doubleUnsinn or Kauderwelsch reden; it was double to medas waren für mich böhmische Dörfer
double eagle
n (US) alte amerikanische Goldmünze mit einem Wert von 20 Dollar
double-edged
adj (lit, fig) remark, complimentzweischneidig; tourism is double or is a double swordder Tourismus ist ein zweischneidiges Schwert
double entendre
n (esp Brit) → Zweideutigkeit f
double-entry bookkeeping
double exposure
ndoppelt belichtetes Foto
double fault
n (Tennis) → Doppelfehler m
double feature
nProgramm ntmit zwei Hauptfilmen
double figures
plzweistellige Zahlen pl
double first
n (Brit Univ) he got a doubleer bestand beide Fächer mit „sehr gut
double flat
n (Mus) → Doppel-b nt
double glaze
double glazing
nDoppelfenster pl
double Gloucester
n englische Käsesorte
double-header
n (US Sport) → Doppelspieltag m
double helix
n (Chem) → Doppelhelix f
double honours (course)
n (Brit Univ) → ˜ Doppelstudium nt
double indemnity
n (US Insur) Verdoppelung der Lebensversicherungssumme bei Unfalltod
double jeopardy
n (US Jur) → doppelte Strafverfolgung wegen derselben Tat
double-jointed
adjäußerst elastisch, sehr gelenkig
double knitting (wool)
nSportwolle f
double knot
nDoppelknoten m
double life
nDoppelleben nt
double lock
nDoppelschloss nt
double-lock
double meaning
n it has a doublees ist doppeldeutig
double negative
double pack
nDoppelpack m, → Doppelpackung f
double-page spread
nDoppelseite f
double-park
viin der zweiten Reihe parken
double parking
nParken ntin der zweiten Reihe
double pneumonia
double-quick (inf)
advim Nu, in null Komma nichts (inf)
adj in double timeim Nu, in null Komma nichts (inf)
double reed
n (Mus) → doppeltes Rohrblatt
double room
nDoppelzimmer nt

double

:
double saucepan
nTurmtopf m
double sharp
n (Mus) → Doppelkreuz nt
double-sided
adj (Comput) diskzweiseitig; posterdoppelseitig; double (adhesive) tapeDoppelklebeband nt
double slash
n (Typ) → Doppelschrägstrich m, → doppelter Schrägstrich
double-space
double spacing
doublespeak
double standard
nDoppelmoral f; society applies doublesdie Gesellschaft misst mit zweierlei Maß
double star
nDoppelstern m
double stop
n (Mus) → Doppelgriff m
vimit Doppelgriff spielen
double stopping
n (Mus) → Doppelgriffe pl
double strike
n (Comput, printing) → Doppeldruck m

double

:
double take
n he did a doubleer musste zweimal hingucken
double talk
n (ambiguous) → zwei- or doppeldeutiges Gerede; (deceitful) → doppelzüngiges Gerede
double taxation
nDoppelbesteuerung f
doublethink
double ticket
nEintrittskarte ffür zwei Personen
double time
n (Mil) → Laufschritt m
double-tongue
vi (Mus) → mit Doppelzunge blasen
double-tonguing
nDoppelzunge f
double vision
n (Med) → Doppeltsehen nt; he suffered from doubleer sah doppelt
double wedding
double whammy
nDoppelschlag m
double windows
plDoppelfenster pl
double yellow lines
pl gelbe Doppellinie am Fahrbahnrand zur Kennzeichnung des absoluten Halteverbots; it is illegal in Britain to park on doublein Großbritannien ist es verboten, auf gelben Doppellinien zu parken

double

[ˈdʌbl]
1. adj
a. (gen) → doppio/a
a double whisky → un doppio whisky
double spacing (Typ) → interlinea doppia
b. (dual) → duplice
with a double meaning → a doppio senso
to lead a double life → avere una doppia vita
to play a double game → fare il doppio gioco
c. (Brit) (repeated) double five two six (5526) (Telec) → cinque cinque due sei
spelt with a double "l" → scritto con due elle or con doppia elle
2. adv (bend) → in due; (see) → doppio
double the amount (of sth) → il doppio (di qc)
3. n
a. (amount) → doppio; (person) → sosia m inv (Cine) → controfigura
at the double or on the double (running) → a passo di corsa
b. (bet) → accoppiata
4. vt
a. (increase twofold, money, quantity etc) → raddoppiare
b. (fold) (also double over) → piegare in due
5. vi
a. (quantity etc) → raddoppiare
b. (have two uses) to double asfunzionare or servire anche da (Theatre, Cine) → fare anche la parte di
double back vi + adv (person) → tornare sui propri passi
double up vi + adv
a. (bend over) → piegarsi in due
he doubled up with laughter → si sbellicava dal ridere
b. (share bedroom) → dividere la stanza

double

(ˈdabl) adjective
1. of twice the (usual) weight, size etc. A double whisky, please.
2. two of a sort together or occurring in pairs. double doors.
3. consisting of two parts or layers. a double thickness of paper; a double meaning.
4. for two people. a double bed.
adverb
1. twice. I gave her double the usual quantity.
2. in two. The coat had been folded double.
noun
1. a double quantity. Whatever the women earn, the men earn double.
2. someone who is exactly like another. He is my father's double.
verb
1. to (cause to) become twice as large or numerous. He doubled his income in three years; Road accidents have doubled since 1960.
2. to have two jobs or uses. This sofa doubles as a bed.
ˈdoubles noun singular
or noun plural in tennis etc, a kind of match with two players on each side. I enjoy playing doubles; (also adjective) a doubles match.
double agent
a spy paid by each of two countries hostile to each other.
double bass (beis)
a type of large stringed instrument, the largest and deepest in sound of the violin family.
ˌdouble-ˈbedded adjective
containing a double bed. a double-bedded room.
double-ˈcheck verb
to check something again. double-check the results of the experiment.
ˌdouble-ˈcross verb
to betray (someone for whom one has already arranged to do something deceitful).
ˌdouble-ˈdealing noun
cheating and deceitfulness.
adjective
cheating. You double-dealing liar!
ˌdouble-ˈdecker noun
a bus etc having two decks or levels.
adjective
a double-decker bus.
ˌdouble-ˈDutch noun
nonsense. You're talking double-Dutch!
double figures
the numbers between 10 and 99. The number of times you have been late is well into double figures.
ˌdouble-ˈquick adjective, adverb
very quick(ly). Get here double-quick / in double-quick time!
at the double
very quickly. He came up the road at the double and rushed into the house.
double back
to turn and go back the way one came. The fox doubled back and went down a hole.
double up
1. to (cause to) bend or collapse suddenly at the waist. We (were) doubled up with laughter; He received a blow in the stomach which doubled him up.
2. to join up in pairs. There weren't enough desks, so some pupils had to double up.
see double
to see two images of everything instead of only one. When I first met the twins, I thought I was seeing double, they were so alike.

double

مُزْدَوِج, يُضَاعِفُ dvojitý, zdvojnásobit dobbelt, fordoble doppelt, verdoppeln διπλασιάζω, διπλός doblar, doble kaksinkertainen, kaksinkertaistaa double, doubler dvostruk, udvostručiti doppio, raddoppiare 2倍にする, 2倍の ...을 갑절로 하다, 두 배의 dubbel, verdubbelen dobbel, fordoble podwoić, podwójny dobrar, duplo двойной, удваивать dubbel, dubblera เป็นคู่, ทำเป็นสองเท่า çift, iki katına çıkmak gấp đôi, tăng gấp đôi 加倍, 双倍的

double

a. doble;
___ -edgedcon dos bordes;
___ personalitydesdoblamiento de la personalidad;
___ uterusútero didelfo, útero o matriz doble;
v. duplicar.

double

adj & adv doble; — vision visión f doble; to see — ver doble; vt doblar