To duplicate is defined as to make a copy.(verb)
Making multiple copies of one form on a machine is an example of duplicate.
Duplicate is defined as to make something happen again.(verb)
The scientist working to repeat a result in a lab is an example of duplicate.
A duplicate is defined as an exact copy of an original.(noun)
The copy of an original will is an example of a duplicate.
The definition of duplicate is having double.(adjective)
Two identical baseball cards in a stack are an example of a duplicate.
See duplicate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME duplicaten < L duplicatus, pp. of duplicare, to double: see duplex
See duplicate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin duplicātus
Origin: , past participle of duplicāre, to double
Origin: , from duplex, duplic-, twofold; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.
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