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1. having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities;
- Example: "a double (or dual) role for an actor"
- Example: "the office of a clergyman is twofold public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson;
- Example: "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
[syn: double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold]

2. twice as great or many;
- Example: "ate a double portion"
- Example: "the dose is doubled"
- Example: "a twofold increase"
[syn: double, doubled, twofold, two-fold]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Twofold \Two"fold`\, a. [Cf. Twifold.] Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Twofold \Two"fold`\, adv. In a double degree; doubly. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "twofold": Janus-like, ambidextrous, as much again, bifacial, bifold, biform, bilateral, binary, binate, biparous, bivalent, conduplicate, disomatous, double, double-barreled, double-faced, doubly, dual, dualistic, dually, duple, duplex, duplicate, dyadic, geminate, geminated, paired, second, secondary, twice, twice as much, twice over, twin, twinned, two times, two-faced, two-level, two-ply, two-sided, two-story