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 Meanings and Examples of DOUBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
double
 a.  twice the size, amount, price, etc.
 n.  a person who looks exactly the same as someone else
Classic Sentence: (187 in 13 pages)
1  Napoleon then led them back to the store-shed and served out a double ration of corn to everybody, with two biscuits for each dog.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter II
2  A double stockade, or palisade, composed of pointed beams, which the adjacent forest supplied, defended the outer and inner bank of the trench.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
3  The noble and solemn air with which Rebecca made this appeal, gave it double weight with the fair Saxon.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
4  The last word came out with a sort of double expression, betwixt jest and earnest.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  In the little garden the double daffodils rose in tufts, near the wide-open door, and red double daisies made a border to the path.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
6  And in real grief, tormented by her own double consciousness and reaction, she began to weep.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 12
7  She began to think it rather hard upon the mare to have such double duty; if she were forgotten, the poor mare should be remembered.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
8  They were both wrapped in old and shabby outer garments, which might, perhaps, serve the double purpose of protecting their persons from the rain, and sheltering them from observation.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  'Such matters keep well, and, like good wine, often double their value in course of time,' answered the matron, still preserving the resolute indifference she had assumed.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  Pleasure not known beforehand is half wasted; to anticipate it is to double it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
11  When they entered the large common room of the inn they found assembled there about ten men from among the neighbouring population, and the group was increased by the new contingent to double that number.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
12  They were like those double stars which revolve round and round each other, and from a distance appear to be one.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 1 The Rencounter by the Pool
13  Hence, you see, my double deduction that you had been out in vile weather, and that you had a particularly malignant boot-slitting specimen of the London slavey.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
14  There is that double possibility.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
15  There was a double stream upon the stair, some going up in hope, and some coming back dejected; but we wedged in as well as we could and soon found ourselves in the office.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
Example Sentence: (57 in 4 pages)
16  They laugh so hard they double up with laughter.
17  The list included the infamous George Drake, a double murderer.
18  Mrs Starky accused the local police of operating double standards.
19  You should ensure yourself against loss of heat by having double glazing.
20  The word 'cool' has a double 'o' in the middle.
21  They suspected this was a double bluff on the part of Cairo Intelligence.
22  I'll pay you double if you get the work finished by Friday.
23  Production of computers has increased double in the last few weeks.
24  The rate of inflation has now reached double figures.
25  King's was the only other score in double figures.
26  A double room with a balcony overlooking the sea had been reserved for him.
27  The drums and double bass usually form the rhythm section of a jazz group.
28  He's got a double standard: it's all right for him to have affairs but not for her.
29  A double agent is, therefore, well placed to achieve this.
30  Under the double pressure of curiosity and prospective gain he did it with such spirit that he accomplished a shining success.