Double

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Definition

a double: a quantity equal to two standard amounts; a clone
noun
I'll take a double whisky. I want two measures of whisky in the glass. I've had a bad day!
Is that your double? He looks exactly the same as you!

to double: to multiply by two
verb
Your prices have doubled in the last year! Things are twice as expensive as they used to be.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Is that your double?
US: I'll take a double whisky please, on the rocks.
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Examples

  • "Here, take my hands, we do a double high five!"
  • "I just want to reassure you that you're both bad, and that song was certainly double bad."
  • "I am a double bad boy!"
  • "Jean : Double high five!"
  • "Who ordered the double cheese and sausage?"
  • "Bruno : Well, I'd like to double our sales force, so I'll need help looking for a new location."
  • "I was guaranteed to double my money within a year!"
  • "The 'Double Decker Bacon Double Triple Cheeseburger' with fries."
  • "Icarus' mom : A nice warm mug of milk, and three double chocolate chip cookies."

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