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English adjective: duplicate

1. duplicate identically copied from an original


SamplesA duplicate key.


Similarsame


Antonymsdifferent

2. duplicate being two identical


Synonymsmatching, twin, twinned


Similarmatched


Antonymsmismatched


English noun: duplicate

1. duplicate (artifact) something additional of the same kind


SamplesHe always carried extras in case of an emergency.


Synonymsextra


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact

2. duplicate (artifact) a copy that corresponds to an original exactly


SamplesHe made a duplicate for the files.


Synonymsduplication


Broader (hypernym)copy


Narrower (hyponym)backup, computer backup, counterpart, match, mate, similitude, twin


English verb: duplicate

1. duplicate (creation) make or do or perform again


SamplesHe could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick.


Synonymsdouble, reduplicate, repeat, replicate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)reproduce


Narrower (hyponym)copy, geminate, recapitulate, reduplicate, replicate

2. duplicate (stative) duplicate or match


SamplesThe polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse.


Synonymsparallel, twin


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

3. duplicate (creation) make a duplicate or duplicates of


SamplesCould you please duplicate this letter for me?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)reproduce

4. duplicate (change) increase twofold


SamplesThe population doubled within 50 years.


Synonymsdouble


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)manifold, multiply


Narrower (hyponym)geminate, redouble









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