Synonyms for doubles


1. doubles, badminton
usage: badminton played with two players on each side
2. doubles, tennis, lawn tennis
usage: tennis played with two players on each side


1. doubles, badminton
usage: a base hit on which the batter stops safely at second base; "he hit a double to deep centerfield"
2. doubles, tennis, lawn tennis
usage: a stand-in for movie stars to perform dangerous stunts; "his first job in Hollywood was as a double for Clark Gable"
3. double, two-base hit, two-bagger, two-baser, base hit, safety
usage: someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
4. double, stunt man, stunt woman, stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-in
usage: a quantity that is twice as great as another; "36 is the double of 18"
5. double, image, look-alike, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul
usage: raising the stakes in a card game by a factor of 2; "I decided his double was a bluff"


1. double, duplicate, multiply, manifold
usage: increase twofold; "The population doubled within 50 years"
2. double, hit
usage: hit a two-base hit
3. double over, double, double up, bend, flex
usage: bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"
4. double, function, work, operate, go, run
usage: do double duty; serve two purposes or have two functions; "She doubles as his wife and secretary"
5. double, bid, call
usage: bridge: make a demand for (a card or suit)
6. duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate, reproduce
usage: make or do or perform again; "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
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