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DUPLICATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does duplicate mean? 

DUPLICATE (noun)
  The noun DUPLICATE has 2 senses:

1. something additional of the same kind
2. a copy that corresponds to an original exactly

  Familiarity information: DUPLICATE used as a noun is rare.


DUPLICATE (adjective)
  The adjective DUPLICATE has 2 senses:

1. identically copied from an original
2. being two identical

  Familiarity information: DUPLICATE used as an adjective is rare.


DUPLICATE (verb)
  The verb DUPLICATE has 4 senses:

1. make or do or perform again
2. duplicate or match
3. make a duplicate or duplicates of
4. increase twofold

  Familiarity information: DUPLICATE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DUPLICATE (noun)


Sense 1duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something additional of the same kind

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

duplicate; extra

Context example:

he always carried extras in case of an emergency

Hypernyms ("duplicate" is a kind of...):

artefact; artifact (a man-made object taken as a whole)


Sense 2duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A copy that corresponds to an original exactly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

duplication; duplicate

Context example:

he made a duplicate for the files

Hypernyms ("duplicate" is a kind of...):

copy (a secondary representation of an original)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "duplicate"):

backup; computer backup ((computer science) a copy of a file or directory on a separate storage device)

counterpart; similitude; twin (a duplicate copy)

match; mate (an exact duplicate)


DUPLICATE (adjective)


Sense 1duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Identically copied from an original

Context example:

a duplicate key

Similar:

same (closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree)


Sense 2duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being two identical

Synonyms:

twinned; matching; twin; duplicate

Similar:

matched (going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities)


DUPLICATE (verb)


Sense 1duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make or do or perform again

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

duplicate; reduplicate; repeat; replicate; double

Context example:

He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick

Hypernyms (to "duplicate" is one way to...):

reproduce (make a copy or equivalent of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "duplicate"):

copy; replicate (reproduce or make an exact copy of)

recapitulate (repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life)

geminate; reduplicate (form by reduplication)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Duplicate or match

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

twin; duplicate; parallel

Context example:

The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse

Hypernyms (to "duplicate" is one way to...):

agree; check; correspond; fit; gibe; jibe; match; tally (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 3duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a duplicate or duplicates of

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

Could you please duplicate this letter for me?

Hypernyms (to "duplicate" is one way to...):

reproduce (make a copy or equivalent of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 4duplicate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Increase twofold

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

double; duplicate

Context example:

The population doubled within 50 years

Hypernyms (to "duplicate" is one way to...):

manifold; multiply (combine or increase by multiplication)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "duplicate"):

redouble (double again)

geminate (arrange or combine in pairs)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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