1 having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison [syn: double, dual, treble, threefold]
2 twice as great or many; "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase" [syn: double, doubled] adv : by a factor of two; "the price increased twofold last year" [syn: two times]
- Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a
twofold sense; a twofold argument.
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross.
Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available
at: . Book 1, Part 5.
- some who posit both this cause and besides this the source of movement, which we have got from some as single and from other as twofold.
- 1924: ARISTOTLE. Metaphysics. Translated by W. D. Ross. Nashotah, Wisconsin, USA: The Classical Library, 2001. Available at: . Book 1, Part 5.
- Portuguese:  duplo
- In a double degree; doubly.
Janus-like, ambidextrous, as much again, bifacial, bifold, biform, bilateral, binary, binate, biparous, bivalent, conduplicate, disomatous, double, double-barreled, double-faced, doubly, dual, dualistic, dually, duple, duplex, duplicate, dyadic, geminate, geminated, paired, second, secondary, twice, twice as much, twice over, twin, twinned, two times, two-faced, two-level, two-ply, two-sided, two-story