Die Übersetzung von "double" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


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.

(Die Übersetzung von "double" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)