The Correct spelling is: double
Common misspellings of the word double are:
How do you spell double?. It is not doulbe
- Twice as much in size, strength, number, or amount: a double dose.
- Composed of two like parts: double doors.
- Composed of two unlike parts; dual: a double meaning; a double role for an actor.
- Accommodating or designed for two: a double bed; a double room.
- Characterized by duplicity; deceitful: speak with a double tongue.
- Botany. Having many more than the usual number of petals, usually in a crowded or an overlapping arrangement: a double chrysanthemum.
- Something increased twofold.
- One that closely resembles another; a duplicate.
- An actor's understudy.
- An actor who takes the place of another actor in scenes requiring special skills or preparations: a stunt double; a body double.
- An apparition; a wraith.
- A sharp turn in a direction of movement; a reversal.
- A sharp, often devious change in position or argument; a shift.
- doubles Sports. A form of a game, such as tennis or handball, having two players on each side.
- Baseball. See two-base hit.
- A bid in bridge indicating strength to one's partner; a request for a bid.
- A bid doubling one's opponent's bid in bridge, thus increasing the penalty for failure to fulfill the contract.
- A hand justifying such a bid.
v., -bled, -bling, -bles. v.tr.
- To make twice as great.
- To be twice as much as: doubled the score of his opponent.
- To fold in two.
- To clench (one's fist).
- To duplicate; repeat.
- To turn (an enemy spy) into a double agent.
- To cause the scoring of (a run) by hitting a two-base hit.
- To advance or score (a runner) by hitting a two-base hit.
- Baseball. To put out (a runner) as the second part of a double play.
- Games. To challenge (an opponent's bid) with a double in bridge.
- Music. To duplicate (another part or voice) an octave higher or lower or in unison.
- Nautical. To sail around: double a cape.
- To be increased twofold: The debt soon doubled.
- To turn sharply or all the way around; reverse one's course: had to double back to touch the missed base.
- To serve in an additional capacity: a frying pan that doubles as a pie tin; a conductor who doubles as a pianist.
- To replace an actor in the actor's absence or in a certain scene.
- Baseball. To hit a two-base hit.
- Games. To announce a double in bridge.
- To twice the amount or extent; doubly: paid double for the customized car.
- Two together; in pairs: sleeping double.
- In two: bent double.
- To bend suddenly, as in pain or laughter.
- To share accommodations meant for one person.
on (or at) the double
- In double time.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin duplus.]doubleness dou'bleÂ·ness n.