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double

adjective
verb
adverb
noun
determiner
phrases
adjective
1 adjective consisting of two identical thingsdúbailte adj3  c m udouble album albam dúbailtedouble doors doirse dúbailte 2 adjective (of letters or numbers) twodúbailte adj3  c m uit's spelled with a double s litrítear é le dhá s, tá dhá s ann
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adjective dual; twofolddhá  c m ufaoi dhó  c m udúbailte adj3  c m uit was a double celebration ceiliúradh dúbailte a bhí annthe phrase has a double meaning tá an abairt débhríoch, tá dhá bhrí leis an abairtshe was a double Olympic champion bhí sí ina seaimpín Oilimpeach faoi dhó, tá dhá chraobh Oilimpeacha buaite aici 4 adjective twice as much as usualdúbailte adj3  c m uhe ordered a double whiskey d'ordaigh sé uisce beatha dúbailte, d'ordaigh sé fuisce dúbailtedouble spacing spásáil dhúbailte, spásáil dhá líne 5 adjective twice as long as usualdúbailte adj3  c m uhe has double maths tá rang dúbailte mata aige 6 adjective for two people/thingsdúbailte adj3  c m udouble bedroom seomra leapa dúbailte
verb
7 verb fold sth in two TRANSITIVEdúbail verb  c m uthe material is doubled tá an t-ábhar dúbailte, tá dhá shraith ábhair annshe doubled it over d'fhill sí air féin é 8 verb repeat a letter TRANSITIVEdúbail verb  c m uyou need to double the last letter caithfidh tú an litir dheiridh a chur isteach faoi dhó 9 verb become twice as big/much/many INTRANSITIVEdúbail verb  c m ucrime has doubled tá a dhá oiread coiriúlachta annthe airport was doubled in size cuireadh a dhá oiread spáis leis an aerfort 10 verb make sth twice as big/much/many TRANSITIVEdúbail verb  c m uméadaigh faoi dhóthey doubled passenger numbers dhúbail siad líon na bpaisinéirí, mhéadaigh siad líon na bpaisinéirí faoi dhó 11 verb SPOR (in baseball) hit the ball far INTRANSITIVEdúbail verb  c m u
adverb
12 adverb so as to be in two layers to fold cloth double éadach a dhúbailt, éadach a fhilleadh air féin he was bent double with the pain bhí sé lúbtha ag an bpian 13 adverb (of numbers) two timesfaoi dhó  c m uwhat's double 17? céard é 17 faoi dhó?; 17 faoi dhó, cad é sin? 14 adverb twice as much moneya dhá oireadit cost me double chosain sé a dhá oiread orm
noun
15 noun two victories they're going for the double tá siad ag iarraidh buachan den dara huair as a chéile, tá siad ag iarraidh baint an dara huair i ndiaidh a chéile he scored a double scóráil sé dhá uair i ndiaidh a chéile 16 noun MEAS shotceann dúbailtemake mine a double beidh ceann dúbailte agamsa 17 noun roomseomra dúbailteseomra do bheirt 18 noun sb who looks like sb elseleathcheann masc1  c m uit's either her or her double í féin atá ann nó duine atá díreach cosúil léi, í féin nó a cosúlacht atá ann, í féin nó a leathcheann atá annhe was the exact double of John leathcheann díreach Sheáin ba ea é, Seán ina steillbheatha a bhí ann 19 noun CINE actoraisteoir ionaid 20 noun SPOR (in darts) throwstríoc dúbailtedúbailt fem2  c m u 21 noun GAMES (in darts) throwdúbailt fem2  c m u 22 noun SPOR (in baseball) hitdúbailt fem2  c m u 23 noun HORSE, informal betdúbailt fem2  c m u
determiner
24 determiner twice as much/manyit's double the size of the last one tá sé a dhá oiread níos mó ná an ceann deireanach, tá sé dhá uair chomh mór leis an gceann deireanach
phrases

at the double

(also

on the double

) ar an bpointe boisear an toirt

to be on the double

bheith ag fidléireachtbheith i mbun caimiléireachta

to do the double

1 informal claim benefits fraudulentlybheith ag fidléireachtbheith i mbun caimiléireachtahe's doing the double tá sé i mbun caimiléireachta 2 SPOR win twice in a rowbuachan dhá uair as a chéilebaint dhá uair i ndiaidh a chéile

double or quits

dúbailt nó cothrom

to see double

rudaí a fheiceáil faoi dhóamharc dúbailte a bheith agat

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