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duplicate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of duplicate

  1. resembling another in every respect duplicate copies of the portrait that were painted by the artist himself Synonyms of duplicate coequal, same, equal, even, identical, indistinguishableWords Related to duplicate akin, alike, analogous, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, like, look-alike, matching, parallel, similar, such, suchlike, synonymous, tantamountNear Antonyms of duplicate differentiable, discriminable; divers, miscellaneous, sundry, varied, variousAntonyms of duplicate different, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike


duplicate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of duplicate

  1. 1 something or someone that strongly resembles another doll carriages that are duplicates of baby carriages Synonyms of duplicate alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, image, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, mirror image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twinWords Related to duplicate Chinese copy; effigy, portrait, portrayal; companion, fellow, mate; equal, equivalent; analogue (or analog), parallelNear Antonyms of duplicate antithesis, converse, opposite, reverse

  2. 2 something that is made to look exactly like something else a duplicate of a house key Synonyms of duplicate carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, copy, duplication, facsimile, imitation, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionWords Related to duplicate counterfeit, fake, forgery, knockoff, phony (also phoney), rip-off, rubber stamp, sham; miniature, mock-up, simulation; reconstruction, re-creation; image, likeness, semblance, shadow; impression, imprint, print; approximation, reincarnation, version; extra, reserve, spareAntonyms of duplicate archetype, original, prototype

Synonym Discussion of duplicate

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

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of duplicate

  1. 1 to make an exact likeness of art students trying to duplicate paintings in the museum's collection as part of their training Synonyms of duplicate clone, copycat, copy, imitate, reduplicate, render, replicate, reproduceWords Related to duplicate counterfeit, fake, forge, knock off, rip off; mimic, simulate; reconstruct, re-createNear Antonyms of duplicate create, imagine, initiate, inventAntonyms of duplicate originate

  2. 2 to make or do again we were unable to duplicate the experiment in our own lab, so we're suspicious Synonyms of duplicate repeat, redo, reduplicate, reiterate, remake, renew, replicate, repriseWords Related to duplicate recreate, reenact, reinvent

  3. 3 to make twice as great or as many the recipe can be easily duplicated in order to feed a large family Synonyms of duplicate double, redoubleWords Related to duplicate compound, multiply; accumulate, balloon, build (up), burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, mount, mushroom, proliferate, rise, snowball, swell, wax



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