The Double, in association football, is the achievement of winning a country's top tier division and its primary cup competition in the same season. It can also mean beating a team both home and away in the same league season, a feat often noted as doing the double over a particular side.

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  1. Twice the number, amount, size, etc.
  2. A person who resembles and stands in for another person, often for safety purposes
    Saddam Hussein was rumored to have many doubles.
  3. A drink with two portions of alcohol
    On second thought, make that a double.
  4. A two-base hit
    The catcher hit a double to lead off the ninth.
  5. A ghostly apparition of a living person; doppelganger.
  6. A sharp turn, especially a return on one's own tracks.
  7. A call that increases certain scoring points if the last preceding bid becomes the contract.
  8. A strike in which the object ball is struck so as to make it rebound against the cushion to an opposite pocket.
  9. A bet on two horses in different races in which any winnings from the first race are placed on the horse in the later race.
  10. The narrow outermost ring on a dartboard.
  11. A hit on this ring.
  12. A tile that has the same value (i.e., the same number of pips) in both sides.
  13. A double-precision floating-point number.
    The sin() function returns a double.
  14. Two competitions, usually one league and one cup, won by the same team in a single season.
  15. The feat of scoring twice in one game.
  16. A former French coin worth one-sixth of a sou.
  17. A copper coin worth one-eighth of a penny.


  1. To multiply by two.
    The company doubled their earnings per share over last quarter.
  2. To fold over so as to make two folds.
    To make a pleat, double the material at the waist.
  3. To be the double of; to exceed by twofold; to contain or be worth twice as much as.
  4. To increase by 100%, to become twice as large in size.
    Our earnings have doubled in the last year.
  5. To get a two-base hit.
    The batter doubled into the corner.
  6. (sometimes followed by up) To clench (a fist).
  7. (often followed by together or up) To join or couple.
  8. To repeat exactly; copy.
  9. To play two parts or serve two roles.
    A spork is a kind of fork that doubles as a spoon.
  10. To turn sharply; following a winding course.
  11. To sail around (a headland or other point).
  12. To duplicate (a part) either in unison or at the octave above or below it.
  13. To be capable of performing (upon an additional instrument).
  14. To make a call that will double certain scoring points if the preceding bid becomes the contract.
  15. To cause (a ball) to rebound from a cushion before entering the pocket.
  16. (followed by for) To act as substitute.
  17. To go or march at twice the normal speed.
  18. To multiply the strength or effect of by two.
    Sorry, this store does not double coupons.
  19. To unite, as ranks or files, so as to form one from each two.


  1. Made up of two matching or complementary elements.
  2. Twice the quantity.
  3. Of a family relationship, related on both the maternal and paternal sides of a family.
  4. Designed for two users.
  5. Folded in two; composed of two layers.
  6. Stooping; bent over.
  7. Having two aspects; ambiguous.
  8. False, deceitful, or hypocritical.
  9. Of flowers, having more than the normal number of petals.
  10. Of an instrument, sounding an octave lower.
  11. Of time, twice as fast.


  1. Twice over; twofold.
  2. Two together; two at a time. (especially in see double)

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