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  1. double

    • IPA[ˈdʌb(ə)l]

    英式

    • adj.
      consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things;having twice the usual size, quantity, or strength
    • pred
      twice as much or as many
    • adv.
      at or to twice the amount or extent
    • n.
      a thing which is twice as large as usual or is made up of two standard units or things;a double measure of spirits
    • pron.
      a number or amount which is twice as large as a contrasting or usual number or amount
    • v.
      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

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    形容詞

    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

    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 multiply by two, increase twofold, enlarge, magnify, repeat
    • 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 fold (back/up/down/over/under), turn back/up/down/over/under, tuck back/up/down/under, bend back/over, crease
    • 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 function, do, (also) serve, have/serve a dual purpose, have a dual role
    • (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).
    • ph.
      bend over or curl up, typically because one is overcome with pain or laughter

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      bend over or curl up, typically because one is overcome with pain or laughter

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      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

    • adj.
      having two faces: a double-faced clock

    Oxford American Dictionary

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

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a social outing in which two couples participate.
    • v.
      take part in a double date.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      denoting or relating to a recession during which a period of economic decline is followed by a ... higher food and energy prices could increase the risk of a double-dip recession
    • n.
      a double-dip recession: this strategy should help mitigate the risk of the economy falling into a double-dip
    • v.
      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

    • adj.
      (of a gun) having two barrels.

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈdəb(ə)l]

    美式

    • adj.
      consisting of two equal, identical, or similar parts or things: the double doors
    • pred
      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
    • adv.
      at or to twice the amount or extent: you have to be careful, and this counts double for older people
    • n.
      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
    • pron.
      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
    • v.
      become twice as much or as many: profits doubled in one year

    Oxford American Dictionary