Adjective Definition


1.Definition: consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs

"An egg with a double yolk", "A double (binary) star", "Double doors", "Duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure"

Related Adjective(s):dual, duple

2.Definition: having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities

"A double (or dual) role for an actor", "Every episode has its double and treble meaning"

Related Adjective(s):dual, threefold, treble, twofold

3.Definition: having two meanings with intent to deceive

"A sly double meaning"

Related Adjective(s):forked

4.Definition: large enough for two

"A double bed", "A double room"

5.Definition: twice as great or many

"Ate a double portion", "The dose is doubled"

Related Adjective(s):doubled, twofold

6.Definition: used of flowers having more than the usual number of petals in crowded or overlapping arrangements

"Double chrysanthemums have many rows of petals and are usually spherical or hemispherical"

7.Definition: used of homologous chromosomes associated in pairs in synapsis

Related Adjective(s):bivalent

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