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double

adjective
verb
adverb
noun
determiner
phrases
adjective
1 adjective consisting of two identical thingsdúbailte adj3double album albam dúbailtedouble doors doirse dúbailte 2 adjective (of letters or numbers) twodúbailte adj3it'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 adj3it 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 adj3he 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 adj3he has double maths tá rang dúbailte mata aige 6 adjective for two people/thingsdúbailte adj3double bedroom seomra leapa dúbailte
verb
7 verb fold sth in two TRANSITIVEdúbail verbthe 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 verbyou 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 verbcrime 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 verbméadaigh 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
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 masc1it'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 21 noun GAMES (in darts) throwdúbailt fem2 22 noun SPOR (in baseball) hitdúbailt fem2 23 noun HORSE, informal betdúbailt fem2
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