Definitions of double

To
increase
by
twice
the
number,
amount, &
c.,
as
to
enlarge
a
wager
to
twice
the
sum
laid;
to
turn
back
or
wind
in
running,
as
a
hare;
to
play
tricks;
to
use
sleights;
to
set
up
the
same
matter
twice.

To
make
double;
duplicate;
repeat;
fold;
sail
round
or
by.

To
multiply
by
two:
to
fold.

To
multiply
by
two;
fold;
pass
round,
as
a
cape.

To
pass,
march,
or
sail
round.

To
be
increased
to
twice
the
sum,
number,
quantity,
length,
or
value;
to
increase
or
grow
to
twice
as
much.

To
return
upon
one's
track;
to
turn
and
go
back
over
the
same
ground,
or
in
an
opposite
direction.

To
play
tricks;
to
use
sleights;
to
play
false.

To
set
up
a
word
or
words
a
second
time
by
mistake;
to
make
a
doublet.

To
become
twice
the
quantity;
return
on
one's
track.

To
increase
to
twice
the
quantity:
to
wind
in
running.

bend
over
or
curl
up,
usually
with
laughter
or
pain; "
He
doubled
and
vomited
violently"

increase
twofold; "
The
population
doubled
within
50
years"

make
or
do
or
perform
again; "
He
could
never
replicate
his
brilliant
performance
of
the
magic
trick"

To
become
twice
as
great
or
many.

To
turn
and
go
back
on
the
same
track.

To
fold;
to
multiply
by
two;
to
contain
twice
as
much
or
as
many;
to
repeat;
to
add
one
to
another
in
the
same
order;
to
sail
round,
as
a
cape,
so
that
the
cape
shall
be
between
a
ship
and
her
former
situation;
to
unite
two
ranks
or
files
in
one.

To
fold;
to
increase
by
adding
an
equal
sum
or
quantity.

a
base
hit
on
which
the
batter
stops
safely
at
second
base; "
he
hit
a
double
to
deep
centerfield"

a
quantity
that
is
twice
as
great
as
another; "
36
is
the
double
of
18"

someone
who
closely
resembles
a
famous
person (
especially
an
actor); "
he
could
be
Gingrich's
double"; "
she's
the
very
image
of
her
mother"

Twice
as
much;
twice
the
number,
sum,
quantity,
length,
value,
and
the
like.

Among
compositors,
a
doublet (
see
Doublet,
2.);
among
pressmen,
a
sheet
that
is
twice
pulled,
and
blurred.

That
which
is
doubled
over
or
together;
a
doubling;
a
plait;
a
fold.

A
turn
or
circuit
in
running
to
escape
pursues;
hence,
a
trick;
a
shift;
an
artifice.

Something
precisely
equal
or
counterpart
to
another;
a
counterpart.
Hence,
a
wraith.

A
player
or
singer
who
prepares
to
take
the
part
of
another
player
in
his
absence;
a
substitute.

A
feast
in
which
the
antiphon
is
doubled,
hat
is,
said
twice,
before
and
after
the
Psalms,
instead
of
only
half
being
said,
as
in
simple
feasts.

A
game
between
two
pairs
of
players;
as,
a
first
prize
for
doubles.

beer;
strong
beer.

A
person
or
thing
that
is
the
counterpart
of
another;
a
duplicate;
copy; (
Obs.)
transcript; 
now
chiefly
used
of
persons.
Hence,
a
wraith.

Twice
the
quantity;
a
duplicate;
a
turning
back
to
escape
pursuit.

A
fold
or
plait.

Twice
as
much:
a
duplicate:
one's
wraith
or
apparition:
a
trick.

Something
that
is
twice
as
much.

A
backward
turn,
as
of
a
hunted
fox;
a
trick.

Twice
as
much;
double
quick;
a
turn
in
running
to
escape
pursuers;
an
artifice
to
deceive;
a
duplicate;
matter
set
up
twice.

In
composition,
two
ways,
or
twice
the
number
or
quantity.

Twice
as
much;
a
fold;
the
same
quantity
or
length
repeated;
a
turn
in
running;
a
trick.

to
double
the
degree; "
she
was
doubly
rewarded"; "
his
eyes
were
double
bright"

two
together; "
some
people
sleep
better
double"

downward
and
forward; "
he
was
bent
double
with
pain"

Twice;
doubly.

Twice
over.

Doubly.

Twice.
To
double
upon,
to
enclose
between
two
fires.
To
double
and
twist,
to
add
one
thread
to
another
and
twist
them
together.
Double
octave,
an
interval
composed
of
fifteen
notes
in
diatonic
progression,
and
which
for
that
reason
is
called
a
fifteenth.

having
two
meanings
with
intent
to
deceive; "
a
sly
double
meaning"; "
spoke
with
forked
tongue"

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

hit
a
two
base
hit

do
double
duty;
serve
two
purposes
or
have
two
functions; "
She
doubles
as
his
wife
and
secretary"

bridge:
make
a
demand
for (
a
card
or
suit)

large
enough
for
two; "
a
double
bed"; "
a
double
room"

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"

Twofold;
multiplied
by
two;
increased
by
its
equivalent;
made
twice
as
large
or
as
much,
etc.

Being
in
pairs;
presenting
two
of
a
kind,
or
two
in
a
set
together;
coupled.

Divided
into
two;
acting
two
parts,
one
openly
and
the
other
secretly;
equivocal;
deceitful;
insincere.

Having
the
petals
in
a
flower
considerably
increased
beyond
the
natural
number,
usually
as
the
result
of
cultivation
and
the
expense
of
the
stamens,
or
stamens
and
pistils.
The
white
water
lily
and
some
other
plants
have
their
blossoms
naturally
double.

To
increase
by
adding
an
equal
number,
quantity,
length,
value,
or
the
like;
multiply
by
two;
to
double
a
sum
of
money;
to
double
a
number,
or
length.

To
be
the
double
of;
to
exceed
by
twofold;
to
contain
or
be
worth
twice
as
much
as.

To
pass
around
or
by;
to
march
or
sail
round,
so
as
to
reverse
the
direction
of
motion.

To
unite,
as
ranks
or
files,
so
as
to
form
one
from
each
two.

Double
beer;
strong
beer.

A
person
or
thing
that
closely
resembles
another.

Twofold;
being
in
pairs;
being
twice
as
much;
deceitful;
insincere;
folded
over.

Twofold:
twice
as
much:
two
of
a
sort
together:
in
pairs:
acting
two
parts,
insincere.

Twofold;
in
pairs;
in
sincere.

Being
in
pairs;
coupled.

Twice
as
large,
much,
strong,
heavy,
or
many.

Twofold;
hence,
ambiguous
or
deceitful.

Twofold;
two
of
a
sort
together;
in
pairs;
twice
as
much;
acting
two
parts,
one
openly,
the
other
in
secret.

Twice
as
much;
twofold;
being
in
pairs;
deceitful;
acting
two
parts,
that
is,
two
lines
of
conduct,
open
and
secret.
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