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double

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of double

  1. 1 consisting of two members or parts that are usually joined <an egg with a double yolk> Synonyms binary, bipartite, double-barreled, double-edged, dual, duplex, twin, twofold Related Words mated, paired Near Antonyms unpaired Antonyms single

  2. 2 being twice as great or as many <after it was ranked the best in the country, the college had double the usual number of applicants> Synonyms twofold

  3. 3 not being or expressing what one appears to be or express <she's known for speaking with a double tongue, so I doubt that her concern is very heartfelt> Synonyms artificial, backhanded, counterfeit, insincere, double-dealing, double-faced, fake, feigned, hypocritical, Janus-faced, jive [slang], left-handed, lip, mealy, mealymouthed, Pecksniffian, phony (also phoney), phony-baloney (or phoney-baloney), pretended, two-faced, unctuousRelated Words affected, assumed, claptrap, contrived, forced, mechanical, put-on, simulated, strained, unnatural; empty, hollow, meaningless; deceitful, devious, dishonest, false, untruthful; facile, glib, superficial; bogus, sham; campy, facetious, jocular, tongue-in-cheek; canting, pharisaical, pious, sanctimonious, self-righteous, simon-pureNear Antonyms direct, forthright, frank, heart-to-heart, open, plain, straightforwardAntonyms artless, candid, genuine, heartfelt, honest, sincere, undesigning, unfeigned




double

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of double

  1. to two times the amount or degree <raced to his side double quick> Synonyms doubly, twice, twofold




double

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of double

  1. something or someone that strongly resembles another <he looks so much like you that he could be your double> Synonyms alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), image, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinRelated Words Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse




double

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of double

  1. 1 to make twice as great or as many <we doubled our investment in six months> Synonyms duplicate, redouble Related Words compound, multiply; accumulate, balloon, build (up), burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, mount, mushroom, proliferate, rise, snowball, swell, wax

  2. 2 to lay one part over or against another part of <double the wet cloth and place it on the victim's forehead> Synonyms foldRelated Words overlap, overlay, overlie; collapse, telescope; close, shut; plait, pleatAntonyms extend, open, spread, unfold, unroll





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