Double and Twin


Double adjective - Consisting of two members or parts that are usually joined.
Usage example: an egg with a double yolk

Twin is a synonym for double in person topic. In some cases you can use "Twin" instead the word "Double" as an adjective or a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like counterpart, same, matching, quantity. popular alternative

Nearby Words: doubled, doublet, doubling, doubly


Twin adjective - Consisting of two members or parts that are usually joined.
Usage example: a twin-cylinder engine

Double is a synonym for twin in person topic. You can use "Double" instead the word "Twin" as a noun or an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as counterpart, same, quantity, big. popular alternative

Nearby Words: twined, twining

How words are described

female female double female twin
long long double long twin
identical identical double identical twin
original original double original twin
Other adjectives: true, dead, real, spiritual, possible, alternate, magical, younger, digital.

Common collocations

times double times twin times

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Double Dragon The arcade version of Double Dragon II has the twin Burnovs at the end of Mission 3, plus twin versions of all the previous bosses in Mission 4.
  • In Anne's House of Dreams, Leslie's husband Dick had a "double cousin" named George who looked almost like his twin.
  • Stunt Double They had it easier with Xander, who had a twin brother who did stunt work (and played as his double during the episode where Xander gets split into two parts of his personality).
    Source: Stunt Double
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