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Spanish translation of “double”

double

adjective /ˈdabl/
of twice the (usual) weight, size etc
doble
A double whisky, please.
two of a sort together or occurring in pairs
doble
double doors.
consisting of two parts or layers
doble
a double thickness of paper a double meaning.
for two people
doble
a double bed.
doubles noun singular or noun plural in tennis etc, a kind of match with two players on each side
dobles
I enjoy playing doubles (also adjective) a doubles match.
double agent noun a spy paid by each of two countries hostile to each other
agente doble
He was exposed as a double agent.
double bass /beis/ noun (music) a type of large stringed instrument, the largest and deepest in sound of the violin family.
contrabajo
double-bedded adjective containing a double bed
de matrimonio
a double-bedded room.
double-check verb to check something again
revisar de nuevo
I double-checked the bill to make sure that I hadn’t been overcharged.
double-cross verb to betray (someone for whom one has already arranged to do something deceitful)
traicionar, engañar
He double-crossed the other members of the gang by keeping the money for himself.
double-dealing noun cheating and deceitfulness
doble juego
He had a reputation for double-dealing.
double-decker noun a bus etc having two decks or levels.
autobus de dos pisos
double-Dutch noun nonsense
chino
You’re talking double-Dutch!
double figures noun plural the numbers between 10 and 99
números de dos cifras
The number of times you have been late is well into double figures.
double glazing noun (British) windows that have two layers of glass with space between them in order to keep the heat in and to reduce noise from outside
Vidrio Aislante
The windows are fitted with double glazing.
double-quick adjective, adverb very quick(ly)
rapidísimamente, a paso ligero
Get here double-quick / in double-quick time!
at the double very quickly
enseguida
He came up the road at the double and rushed into the house.
double back phrasal verb to turn and go back the way one came
volver sobre sus pasos
The fox doubled back and went down a hole.
double up phrasal verb to (cause to) bend or collapse suddenly at the waist
doblar(se)
We (were) doubled up with laughter He received a blow in the stomach which doubled him up.
to join up in pairs
compartir
There weren’t enough desks, so some pupils had to double up.
see double to see two images of everything instead of only one
ver doble
When I first met the twins, I thought I was seeing double, they were so alike.
(Definition of double from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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