### double

- IPA[ˈdʌbl]

英式

- consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things；having twice the usual size, quantity, or strength
- twice as much or as many
- at or to twice the amount or extent
- a thing which is twice as large as usual or is made up of two standard units or things；a double measure of spirits
- a number or amount which is twice as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount
- become twice as much or as many；make twice as much or as many of (something)

#### verb:

**double**, 3rd person present:**doubles**, gerund or present participle:**doubling**, past tense:**doubled**, past participle:**doubled**#### noun:

**double**, plural noun:**doubles**

- 釋義
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### 形容詞

- 1. consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things double doors 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ having twice the usual size, quantity, or strength she sipped a double brandy 同義詞
- ▪ designed to be used by two people a double bed
- ▪ having two different roles or interpretations, especially in order to deceive or confuse the double life of a freelance secret agent 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a letter or number) occurring twice in succession ‘otter’ is spelled with a double t
- ▪ (of a flower) having more than one circle of petals large double blooms
- ▪ (of a domino) having the same number of pips on each half.
- 2. lower in pitch by an octave.

### pred

- 1. twice as much or as many the jail now houses almost double the number of prisoners it was designed for I'll pay double what I paid last time

### 副詞

- 1. at or to twice the amount or extent you have to be careful, and this counts double for older people

### 名詞

- 1. a thing which is twice as large as usual or is made up of two standard units or things join the two sleeping bags together to make a double
- ▪ a double measure of spirits ‘Two whiskies, and make it doubles please’
- ▪ a type of bet in which two selections are made, with any winnings from the first being transferred to the second.
- ▪ a call that will increase the penalty points won by the defenders if the declarer fails to make the contract.
- ▪ a hit on the narrow ring enclosed by the two outer circles of a dartboard, scoring double you must finish the game on a double
- 2. a person who looks exactly like another you could pass yourself off as his double 同義詞
- ▪ a person who stands in for an actor in a film. 同義詞
- ▪ an apparition of a living person she had seen her husband's double 同義詞
- 3. (especially in tennis and badminton) a game or competition involving sides made up of two players the semi-finals of the doubles
- 4. a system of change-ringing using five bells, with two pairs changing places each time.
- 5. a pair of victories in the same sport in two different competitions Manchester United won the double twice
- ▪ British a home and away victory over the same team in one season or competition Oldham did the double over Forest last season

### 代名詞

- 1. a number or amount which is twice as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount he paid double and had a room all to himself

### 動詞

- 1. become twice as much or as many profits
**doubled**in one year 同義詞 - ▪ make twice as much or as many of (something) Clare
**doubled**her income overnight - ▪ archaic amount to twice as much as thy fifty yet doth double five and twenty
- ▪ move at twice the usual speed; run I
**doubled**across the deck to join the others - ▪ make a call increasing the value of the penalty points to be scored on an opponent's bid if it wins the auction and is not fulfilled it may be right for East to double West's failure to double 4♥
- 2. fold or bend (paper, cloth, or other material) over on itself the muslin is
**doubled**and then laid in a sieve over the bowl 同義詞 - ▪ clench (a fist) he had one arm around her and the other fist
**doubled** - ▪ pot (a ball) by making it rebound off a cushion.
- ▪ sail round (a headland) we struck out seaward to double the headland of the cape
- 3. be used in or play another, different role a laser printer doubles as a photocopier 同義詞
- ▪ (of an actor) play (two parts) in the same piece.
- ▪ play two or more musical instruments.
- ▪ add the same note in a higher or lower octave to (a note).

- bend over or curl up, typically because one is overcome with pain or laughter

### Oxford Dictionary

- bend over or curl up, typically because one is overcome with pain or laughter

### Oxford American Dictionary

- denoting or relating to a recession during which a period of economic decline is followed by a ... a double-dip recession a higher likelihood of a more severe and prolonged double-dip scenario
- a double-dip recession: this strategy should help mitigate the risk of the economy falling into a double-dip
- obtain an income from two different sources, typically in an illicit way: they compared notes and discovered that he was double-dipping

### Oxford American Dictionary

- denoting or relating to a recession during which a period of economic decline is followed by a ... a double-dip recession a higher likelihood of a more severe and prolonged double-dip scenario
- a double-dip recession: this strategy should help mitigate the risk of the economy falling into a double-dip
- obtain an income from two different sources, typically in an illicit way: they compared notes and discovered that he was double-dipping

### Oxford Dictionary

- having a double head or two heads: a double-headed monster double-headed nails

### Oxford American Dictionary

- having two faces: a double-faced clock

### Oxford Dictionary

- (of a gun) having two barrels.

### Oxford Dictionary

- a rate of pay equal to double the standard rate, sometimes paid for working on holidays or ... staff are entitled to double time for each statutory holiday worked

### Oxford Dictionary

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- IPA[ˈdəb(ə)l]

美式

- consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things: the double doors
- twice as much or as many: the jail now houses almost double the number of prisoners it was designed for I'll pay double what I paid last time
- at or to twice the amount or extent: you have to be careful, and this counts double for older people
- a thing which is twice as large as usual or is made up of two standard units or things: join the two sleeping bags together to make a double
- a number or amount which is twice as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount: he paid double and had a room all to himself
- become twice as much or as many: profits
**doubled**in one year

### Oxford American Dictionary