Synonyms of double in English:

double


See definition of double

adjective

1‘a double garage’

SYNONYMS

dual, duplex, twin, binary, duplicate, matched, matching, paired, in pairs, complementary, coupled, twofold

binate

ANTONYMS

single

2‘a double helping’

SYNONYMS

twice the usual size, doubled, twofold

3‘he thought there was a double meaning in her words’

SYNONYMS

ambiguous, equivocal, dual, two-edged, ambivalent, open to debate, open to argument, arguable, debatable

Delphic, cryptic, enigmatic, gnomic, paradoxical, misleading

double-edged

ANTONYMS

unambiguous

4‘he led a double life’

SYNONYMS

deceitful, double-dealing, two-faced, Janus-faced, dual

hypocritical, back-stabbing, false, duplicitous, insincere, deceiving, dissembling, dishonest

disloyal, treacherous, perfidious, faithless

lying, untruthful, mendacious

ANTONYMS

simple, honest


adverb

1‘we had to pay double’

SYNONYMS

twice, twice over, twice the amount, doubly


noun

1‘if it's not her, it's her double’

SYNONYMS

lookalike, twin, clone, duplicate, perfect likeness, exact likeness, replica, copy, facsimile, imitation, picture, image, living image, mirror image, counterpart, match, mate, fellow

Doppelgänger

informal spitting image, dead ringer, ringer, dead spit, spit and image

2‘she used a double for the stunts’

SYNONYMS

stand-in, body double, understudy, substitute


verb

1‘they offered to double his salary’

SYNONYMS

multiply by two, increase twofold, enlarge, magnify, repeat

2‘the bottom sheet had been doubled up halfway down the bed’

SYNONYMS

fold, fold back, fold down, fold over, fold under, fold up, turn back, turn down, turn over, turn under, turn up, tuck back, tuck down, tuck under, tuck up, bend back, bend over, crease

3‘the kitchen doubles as a dining room’

SYNONYMS

function, do

have a dual purpose, serve a dual purpose, have a dual role

4‘the Customs officer was doubling for Immigration’

SYNONYMS

stand in for, fill in for, act as stand-in for, deputize for, act as deputy, substitute for, act as substitute for, take the place of, take over from, be a substitute for, cover for, replace, relieve, act in place of, do duty for, do a locum for, be a locum for, sit in for, understudy

hold the fort, step into the breach

informal sub for, fill someone's boots, fill someone's shoes

North American informal pinch-hit for


Synonyms of double Dutch in English:

double Dutch


See definition of double

phrase

1‘to most readers these names are double Dutch’


Phrases

    double dutch
    at the double

      ‘Charlie disappeared across the parade ground at the double’

      SYNONYMS

      very quickly, as fast as one's legs can carry one, at a run, at a gallop, hotfoot, on the double, fast, swiftly, rapidly, briskly, speedily, at high speed, with all speed, at speed, at full speed, at the speed of light, at full tilt, express, post-haste, as fast as possible, with all possible haste, like a whirlwind, like an arrow from a bow, at breakneck speed, expeditiously, madly, with dispatch

      informal

      double quick, in double quick time, nippily, like lightning, like greased lightning, at warp speed, hell for leather, like mad, like crazy, like blazes, like the wind, like a bomb, like nobody's business, like a scalded cat, like the deuce, a mile a minute, like a bat out of hell

      British informal

      like the clappers, at a rate of knots, like billy-o

      North American informal

      lickety-split

      literary

      apace