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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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