Search Result for "duplicate":
1. something additional of the same kind;
- Example: "he always carried extras in case of an emergency"
[syn: extra, duplicate]
2. a copy that corresponds to an original exactly;
- Example: "he made a duplicate for the files"
[syn: duplicate, duplication]
1. make or do or perform again;
- Example: "He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
[syn: duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate]
2. duplicate or match;
- Example: "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
[syn: twin, duplicate, parallel]
3. make a duplicate or duplicates of;
- Example: "Could you please duplicate this letter for me?"
4. increase twofold;
- Example: "The population doubled within 50 years"
[syn: double, duplicate]
1. identically copied from an original;
- Example: "a duplicate key"
2. being two identical;
[syn: duplicate, matching, twin(a), twinned]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Duplicate \Du"pli*cate\, n. 1. That which exactly resembles or corresponds to something else; another, correspondent to the first; hence, a copy; a transcript; a counterpart. [1913 Webster] I send a duplicate both of it and my last dispatch. -- Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) An original instrument repeated; a document which is the same as another in all essential particulars, and differing from a mere copy in having all the validity of an original. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
duplicate \du"pli*cate\, a. [L. duplicatus, p. p. of duplicare to double, fr. duplex double, twofold. See Duplex.] Double; twofold. [1913 Webster] Duplicate proportion or Duplicate ratio (Math.), the proportion or ratio of squares. Thus, in geometrical proportion, the first term to the third is said to be in a duplicate ratio of the first to the second, or as its square is to the square of the second. Thus, in 2, 4, 8, 16, the ratio of 2 to 8 is a duplicate of that of 2 to 4, or as the square of 2 is to the square of 4. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Duplicate \Du"pli*cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Duplicated; p. pr. & vb. n. Duplicating.] 1. To double; to fold; to render double. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a duplicate of (something); to make a copy or transcript of. --Glanvill. [1913 Webster] 3. (Biol.) To divide into two by natural growth or spontaneous action; as, infusoria duplicate themselves. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
189 Moby Thesaurus words for "duplicate": Doppelganger, Janus-like, Photostat, Xerox, Xerox copy, actual thing, alike, all one, all the same, ambidextrous, analogous, bifacial, bifold, biform, bilateral, binary, binate, biparous, bivalent, carbon, carbon copy, clone, come again, companion, comparable, conduplicate, conduplication, consubstantial, copy, copying, correspondent, corresponding, counterpart, dead ringer, disomatous, ditto, do a repeat, do again, do over, double, double-faced, doubling, dual, dupe, duple, duplex, duplication, echo, effigy, equal, equivalent, exact counterpart, exact likeness, exactly alike, facsimile, fellow, geminate, geminated, gemination, hectograph, homograph, homonym, homoousian, homophone, icon, idem, identic, identical, identical same, idol, image, imitate, imitation, indistinguishable, ingeminate, ingemination, iteration, just alike, like, likeness, living image, living picture, make over, manifold, match, matching, mate, microcopy, microfilm, mimeo, mimeograph, miniature, mirroring, model, multigraph, multiply by two, no other, none other, of a kind, of a piece, of a size, one, parallel, paralleling, parrot, photocopy, photograph, picture, plagiarize, portrait, quadruplicate, quote, re-create, re-form, rebuild, reconstitute, reconstruct, redesign, redo, redouble, reduplicate, reduplication, reecho, reestablish, refashion, reflection, refound, regenerate, regurgitate, reincarnate, reinstitute, reissue, reiteration, remake, renew, renovate, reorganize, repeat, repetition, replica, replicate, replication, representation, reprint, reproduce, reproduction, resemblance, reshape, restore, restructure, resurrect, revise, revive, rubbing, same, say again, second, secondary, selfsame, semblance, shadow, similitude, simulacrum, spit and image, spitting image, stat, synonym, tantamount, the same, the same difference, trace, tracing, transcribe, triplicate, twin, twinned, twinning, two-faced, two-level, two-ply, two-sided, two-story, twofold, undifferent, very image, very picture, very same, without difference, without distinction