Synonyms for double

Synonyms for (noun) double

Synonyms: double, two-bagger, two-base hit, two-baser

Definition: a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base

Usage: he hit a double to deep centerfield

Similar words: safety, base hit

Definition: (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely


Synonyms: double, doubling

Definition: raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2

Usage: I decided his double was a bluff

Similar words: raise

Definition: increasing the size of a bet (as in poker)

Usage: I'll see your raise and double it


Synonyms: double

Definition: a quantity that is twice as great as another

Usage: 36 is the double of 18

Similar words: multiple

Definition: the product of a quantity by an integer

Usage: 36 is a multiple of 9


Synonyms: double, look-alike, image

Definition: someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)

Usage: he could be Gingrich's double; she's the very image of her mother

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do


Synonyms: double, stunt man, stunt woman

Definition: a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts

Usage: his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable

Similar words: stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in

Definition: someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

Usage: the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes; we need extra employees for summer fill-ins

Synonyms for (verb) double

Synonyms: double, duplicate

Definition: increase twofold

Usage: The population doubled within 50 years

Similar words: manifold, multiply

Definition: combine or increase by multiplication

Usage: He managed to multiply his profits


Synonyms: double

Definition: hit a two-base hit

Similar words: hit

Definition: cause to move by striking

Usage: hit a ball


Synonyms: double

Definition: do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions

Usage: She doubles as his wife and secretary

Similar words: operate, run, work, go, function

Definition: perform as expected when applied

Usage: 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


Synonyms: double, duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate

Definition: make or do or perform again

Usage: He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick

Similar words: reproduce

Definition: make a copy or equivalent of

Usage: reproduce the painting


Synonyms: double, double over, double up

Definition: bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain

Usage: He doubled and vomited violently

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend


Synonyms: double

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

Similar words: bid, call

Definition: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

Usage: He called his trump

Synonyms for (adjective) double

Synonyms: double, forked

Definition: having two meanings with intent to deceive

Usage: a sly double meaning; spoke with forked tongue

Similar words: equivocal, ambiguous

Definition: open to two or more interpretations; or of uncertain nature or significance; or (often) intended to mislead

Usage: 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: double

Definition: large enough for two

Usage: a double bed; a double room

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: 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


Synonyms: double, doubled, two-fold, twofold

Definition: twice as great or many

Usage: ate a double portion; the dose is doubled; a twofold increase

Similar words: multiple

Definition: having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

Usage: 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


Synonyms: double, dual, duple

Definition: consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs

Usage: 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

Similar words: multiple

Definition: having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

Usage: 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


Synonyms: dual, double, treble, two-fold, twofold, three-fold, threefold

Definition: having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities

Usage: 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

Similar words: multiple

Definition: having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual

Usage: 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