Übersetzung von “double” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivedouble /ˈdʌbəl/
having two of sth or having two parts

a double-headed monster
un monstre à deux têtes

a double identity
une double identité
twice the usual size or amount

double chocolate frosting
un double glaçage au chocolat
for two people or things
double , pour deux

a double bed/room
une chambre double / pour deux

a double garage
un garage pour deux voitures


determinerdouble /ˈdʌbəl/
twice as many or twice as much
deux fois plus

the same cost, but double the risk
même prix mais deux fois plus de risque


verb transitive-intransitivedouble /ˈdʌbəl/
to increase by twice the number or amount

Hurricanes have doubled in frequency in the last century.
Les ouragans ont doublé de fréquence au cours du siècle dernier.

to double the minimum wage
doubler le salaire minimum

double as

verb phrasal double as [ ˈdʌbəl ˌæz ] ( double up as )
to also be used as
se doubler de

a bedroom that doubles as an office
une chambre qui se double d'un bureau

double back

verb phrasal double back [ ˈdʌbəl ˈbæk ]
to turn around and go in the direction you came from
rebrousser chemin

double over

verb phrasal double over [ ˈdʌbəl ˈoʊvər ]
to bend your body forward and down in laughter or pain
se plier en deux


noun countable double [ ˈdʌbəl ]
a person who looks the same as sb else
double masculine , sosie masculine

He's the double of his older brother.
Il est le double/sosie de son frère aîné.
sth that is twice the usual number or amount
double masculine

One espresso and one double, please.
Un expresso et un double, s'il-vous-plaît.

(Übersetzung von “double” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /ˈdabl/

of twice the (usual) weight, size etc

A double whisky, please.

two of a sort together or occurring in pairs

double doors.

consisting of two parts or layers

a double thickness of paper
a double meaning.

for two people

pour deux personnes
a double bed.
doubles noun singular

or noun plural in tennis etc, a kind of match with two players on each side

double; de double
I enjoy playing doubles
(also adjective) a doubles match.
double agent

a spy paid by each of two countries hostile to each other.

agent/-ente double
double bass /beis/

a type of large stringed instrument, the largest and deepest in sound of the violin family.

double-bedded adjective

containing a double bed

à grand lit
a double-bedded room.
double-check verb

to check something again

vérifier à nouveau
double-check the results of the experiment.
double-cross verb

to betray (someone for whom one has already arranged to do something deceitful).

trahir, doubler
He double-crossed the other members of the gang by keeping the money for himself.
double-dealing noun

cheating and deceitfulness.

double jeu
He had a reputation for double-dealing.
double-decker noun

a bus etc having two decks or levels.

autobus à impériale
double-Dutch noun


You’re talking double-Dutch!
double figures

the numbers between 10 and 99

nombre à deux chiffres
The number of times you have been late is well into double figures.
double-quick adjective, adverb

very quick(ly)

(en un temps) record
Get here double-quick / in double-quick time!
at the double

very quickly

au pas de course
He came up the road at the double and rushed into the house.
double back

to turn and go back the way one came

revenir sur ses pas
The fox doubled back and went down a hole.
double up

to (cause to) bend or collapse suddenly at the waist

(se) plier (en deux)
We (were) doubled up with laughter
He received a blow in the stomach which doubled him up.

to join up in pairs

There weren’t enough desks, so some pupils had to double up.
see double

to see two images of everything instead of only one

voir double
When I first met the twins, I thought I was seeing double, they were so alike.



in two

en deux
The coat had been folded double.



someone who is exactly like another

He is my father’s double.



to have two jobs or uses

servir aussi de
This sofa doubles as a bed.

(Übersetzung von “double” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)