Definition of double adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʌbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌbl//
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in two parts  in twos or in two parts I thought I was seeing double (= seeing two of something). Fold the blanket double. I had to bend double to get under the table. Word OriginMiddle English: via Old French from Latin duplus, from duo ‘two’ The verb is from Old French dobler, from late Latin duplare, from duplus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: double