Difference between Double and Look-alike

What is the difference between Double and Look-alike?

Double as a noun is twice the number, amount, size, etc. while Look-alike as a noun is a person who is visually similar to another; a double


Part of speech: adverb

Definition: Twice over; twofold. Two together; two at a time. (esp. in see double)

Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Made up of two matching or complementary elements Twice the quantity Of a family relationship, related on both the maternal and paternal sides of a family Designed for two users. Folded in two; composed of two layers. Stooping; bent over. Having two aspects; ambiguous. False, deceitful, or hypocritical. Of flowers, having more than the normal number of petals. Of an instrument, sounding an octave lower. Of time, twice as fast.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: Twice the number, amount, size, etc. A person who resembles and stands in for another person, often for safety purposes A drink with two portions of alcohol A two-base hit A ghostly apparition of a living person; doppelgänger. A sharp turn, esp. a return on one's own tracks. A call that increases certain scoring points if the last preceding bid becomes the contract. A strike in which the object ball is struck so as to make it rebound against the cushion to an opposite pocket. A bet on two horses in different races in which any winnings from the first race are placed on the horse in the later race. The narrow outermost ring on a dartboard. A hit on this ring. Short form of double-precision floating-point number.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To multiply by two To fold over so as to make two folds To get a two-base hit (sometimes followed by up) To clench (a fist). (often followed by together or up) To join or couple. To repeat exactly; copy. To play two parts or serve two roles. To turn sharply; following a winding course. To sail around (a headland or other point). To duplicate (a part) either in unison or at the octave above or below it. To be capable of performing (upon an additional instrument). To make a call that will double certain scoring points if the preceding bid becomes the contract. To cause (a ball) to rebound from a cushion before entering the pocket. (foll. by for) To act as substitute. To go or march at twice the normal speed. To increase by 100%, to become twice as large in size.

Example sentence: I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: A person who is visually similar to another; a double

We hope you now know whether to use Double or Look-alike in your sentence.

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