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double /'dʌbl/
  • tính từ
    • đôi, hai, kép
      • double chin: cằm hai ngấn, cằm xị
      • double bed: giường đôi
      • double note: (âm nhạc) nốt đôi
    • gập đôi
    • nước đôi, hai mặt, hai nghĩa; giả dối, không thành thật, lá mặt, lá trái
      • to play a double game: (thể dục,thể thao) đấu một trận kép (quần vợt, bóng bàn); chơi nước đôi, chơi lá mặt, lá trái
    • gấp đôi, to gấp đôi, mạnh gấp đôi, có giá trị gấp đôi
      • double ale: xuất bia đôi
    • (thực vật học) kép (hoa)
    • danh từ
      • cái gấp đôi, lượng gấp đôi
      • bản giống hệt, bản sao lục, cái giống hệt (cái khác); người giống hệt (người khác)
      • (thể dục,thể thao) trận đánh đôi (bóng bàn, quần vợt)
        • mixed doubles: trận đánh đôi nam nữ
      • (sân khấu) người đóng thay thế (một vai)
      • bóng ma, hồn (người chết hiện hình)
      • sự chạy ngoặt thình lình (thú bị săn đuổi); khúc ngoặt đột ngột (của dòng sông)
      • (quân sự), (thể dục,thể thao) bước chạy đều
        • to advance at the double: tiến lên theo bước chạy đều
    • phó từ
      • đôi, gấp đôi, gấp hai
        • to ride double: cưỡi ngựa hai người (chung một ngựa)
        • to see double: nhìn hoá hai
        • to pay double for something: giả tiền gấp đôi cái gì
      • gập đôi, còng gập lại
        • bent double with age: lưng còng gập lại vì tuổi tác
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm gấp đôi, tăng gấp đôi, nhân gấp đôi
        • to double someone's wages: tăng lương gấp đôi cho ai
        • to double the work: làm gấp đôi công việc
      • ((thường) + up) gập đôi
        • to double up a sheet of paper: gập người làm đôi
      • xếp (một hành khách...) vào cùng phòng với một người khác
      • (âm nhạc) tăng đôi
      • (sân khấu); (điện ảnh) đóng thay thế
        • to double a part: đóng thay thế một vai
        • to double parts: đóng hai vai trong cùng một vở, đóng hai vai trong cùng một phim
      • nắm chặt (nắm tay)
        • to double one's fist: nắm chặt tay
      • (hàng hải) đi quanh (mũi biển)
      • nội động từ
        • gấp đôi, tăng gấp đôi
        • ((thường) + up) bị gập đôi (tờ giấy...); gập người làm đôi
          • to double up with pain: đau gập người lại
        • rẽ ngoặt thình lình, chạy ngoằn ngoèo (trong khi chạy trốn...)
        • (quân sự); (thể dục,thể thao) đi bước rào, chạy bước chạy đều
      Concise Dictionary
      doubles|doubled|doubling'dʌbl
      noun
      +a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base
      +a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts
      +someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor)
      +a quantity that is twice as great as another
      +raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2
      verb
      +increase twofold
      +hit a two-base hit
      +bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain
      +do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions
      +bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
      +make or do or perform again
      adj.
      +having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
      +consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs
      +twice as great or many
      +used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements
      +used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis
      +large enough for two
      +having two meanings with intent to deceive
      adv.
      +downward and forward
      +two together
      +to double the degree

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      adj.
      1 twofold, paired, coupled, duplicate(d), doubled:
      The forms banned and banning are spelt with a double n .
      2 folded or doubled or bent over, overlapped, two-ply:
      This wound needs a double bandage.
      3 dual, twofold, ambiguous, double-barrelled:
      He pronounced it 'de-seat', giving deceit a double meaning.
      4 twice:
      The plant had grown to double its size.
      5 deceitful, dishonest, treacherous, traitorous, insincere, hypocritical, double-dealing, false:
      It was Maria who exposed Fernando as a double agent.
      v.
      6 duplicate, replicate; copy; increase, enlarge; magnify:
      We'll have to double our milk order.
      n.
      7 twin, duplicate, copy, replica, facsimile, clone, copy, counterpart, doppelgänger, look-alike, stand-in, understudy, Slang (dead) ringer, spitting image or spit and image:
      He could be Clint Eastwood's double.
      8 at or on the double. quickly, on the run, at full speed or tilt, briskly, immediately, at once, without delay, Slang p.d.q. (= 'prety damned quick'):
      Put down that book and come over here on the double!
      Advanced English Dictionary
      adjective, determiner, adverb, noun, verb
      + adjective
      [usually before noun]
      twice as much / many
      1 twice as much or as many as usual: a double helping + two double whiskies
      with two parts
      2 having or made of two things or parts that are equal or similar: double doors + a double-page advertisement + 'Otter' is spelt with a double t. + My extension is two four double 0 (2400).
      for two people
      3 made for two people or things: a double bed / room
      Compare: SINGLE adj. (4)
      combining two things
      4 combining two things or qualities: a double meaning / purpose / aim + It has the double advantage of being both easy and cheap.
      determiner
      twice as much / many twice as much or as many as: His income is double hers. + He earns double what she does. + We need double the amount we already have.
      + adverb
      in two parts in twos or in two parts: I thought I was seeing double (= seeing two of sth). + Fold the blanket double. + I had to bend double to get under the table.
      + noun
      twice as much / many
      1 [U] twice the number or amount: He gets paid double for doing the same job I do.
      alcoholic drink
      2 [C] a glass of strong alcoholic drink containing twice the usual amount: Two Scotches, please-and make those doubles, will you?
      person / thing
      3 [C] a person or thing that looks exactly like another: She's the double of her mother.
      4 [C] an actor who replaces another actor in a film/movie to do dangerous or other special things
      See also - BODY DOUBLE
      bedroom
      5 [C] = DOUBLE ROOM: Is that a single or a double you want?
      Compare: SINGLE n. (3)
      in sport
      6 (doubles) [pl.] a game, especially of tennis, in which one pair plays another: mixed doubles (= in which each pair consists of a man and a woman)
      Compare: SINGLES n. (5)
      7 (the double) [sing.] the fact of winning two important competitions or beating the same player or team twice, in the same season or year: She's going for the double this year-the Olympics and the World Championship.
      Idioms: at the double (BrE) (AmE on the double) (informal) quickly; hurrying
      double or quits (BrE) (AmE double or nothing) (in gambling) a risk in which you could win twice the amount you pay, or you could lose all your money
      + verb
      become twice as much / many
      1 to become, or make sth become, twice as much or as many: [V] Membership almost doubled in two years. + [VN] Double all the quantities in the recipe to make enough for eight people.
      fold
      2 [VN] ~ sth (over) to bend or fold sth so that there are two layers: She doubled the blanket and put it under his head.
      in baseball
      3 [V] to hit the ball far enough for you to get to second BASE: He doubled to left field.
      Phrasal Verbs: double as sth
      double up as sth to have another use or function as well as the main one: The kitchen doubles as a dining room.
      double back to turn back and go in the direction you have come from
      double up (on sth / with sb) (informal) to form a pair in order to do sth or to share sth: We'll have to double up on books; there aren't enough to go around. + They only have one room left:
      you'll have to double up with Peter.

      double up / over
      double sb up / over to bend or to make your body bend over quickly, for example because you are in pain: Jo doubled up with laughter. + I was doubled over with pain.
      WHICH WORD?

      double / dual
      These adjectives are frequently used with the following nouns: double ~ dual ~
      bed purpose
      doors function tab
      figures role
      standards approach
      thickness citizenship
      Dual describes something that has two parts, uses or aspects.
      Double can be used with a similar meaning, but when it is used to describe something that has two parts, the two parts are usually the same or very similar.
      Double, but not dual, can describe something that is made for two people or things or is twice as big as usual.(also double)
      + noun
      a bedroom for two people
      Collocation Dictionary
      verb

      ADV.

      more than
      Our profits have more than doubled this year.
      | almost, nearly, practically, virtually
      The price of houses has nearly doubled in the last ten years.
      | effectively | approximately, roughly

      PREP.

      in
      The village has approximately doubled in size since 1960.
      | to
      The party almost doubled its share of the vote to 21.5%.


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