|Origin:||Latin duplus, from duo 'two' + -plus 'multiplied by'|
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doub‧le1 S1 W2 [usually before noun]
consisting of two parts that are similar or exactly the same:
of two parts
a double sink
a double wardrobe
the great double doors of the cathedral
Don't park your car on double yellow lines.
combining or involving two things of the same type:
two different uses
a double murder case
A lot of the jokes were based on double meaning.
twice as big, twice as much, or twice as many as usual:
twice as big
a double whisky
The city was enclosed by walls of double thickness.
made for two people or things to use [↪ single]:
for two people
Do you need a double bed or two singles?
a double room
a double garage
used to say that a particular letter or number is repeated:
two letters/numbersBritish English spoken
My name's Robbins with a double 'b'.
The number is 869 double 2 (=86922).
a double flower has more than the usual number of petals