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duplicate

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resembling another in every respect

  • duplicate copies of the portrait that were painted by the artist himself
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much of a muchness

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duplicate

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1 something or someone that strongly resembles another

  • doll carriages that are duplicates of baby carriages
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2 something that is made to look exactly like something else

  • a duplicate of a house key
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reproduction, duplicate, copy, facsimile, replica mean a thing made to closely resemble another. reproduction implies an exact or close imitation of an existing thing.
    • reproductions from the museum's furniture collection
duplicate implies a double or counterpart exactly corresponding to another thing.
    • a duplicate of a house key
copy applies especially to one of a number of things reproduced mechanically.
    • printed 1000 copies of the lithograph
facsimile suggests a close reproduction often of graphic matter that may differ in scale.
    • a facsimile of a rare book
replica implies the exact reproduction of a particular item in all details
    • a replica of the Mayflower
but not always in the same scale.
    • miniature replicas of classic cars

duplicate

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1 to make an exact likeness of

  • art students trying to duplicate paintings in the museumʼs collection as part of their training
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2 to make or do again

  • we were unable to duplicate the experiment in our own lab, so we're suspicious
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3 to make twice as great or as many

  • the recipe can be easily duplicated in order to feed a large family
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