Duplicate definition

do͝oplĭ-kĭt, dyo͝o-
Identically copied from an original.
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An identical copy; a facsimile.
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To make an exact copy of.
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Existing or growing in two corresponding parts; double.
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(games) A card game in which partnerships or teams play the same deals and compare scores at the end.
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To make twofold; double.
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Denoting a manner of play in cards in which partnerships or teams play the same deals and compare scores at the end.

Duplicate bridge.

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One that corresponds exactly to another, especially an original.
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A duplicate is defined as an exact copy of an original.

The copy of an original will is an example of a duplicate.

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The definition of duplicate is having double.

Two identical baseball cards in a stack are an example of a duplicate.

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To duplicate is defined as to make a copy.

Making multiple copies of one form on a machine is an example of duplicate.

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To make or perform again; repeat.

A hard feat to duplicate.

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To become duplicate.
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Double.
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Having two similar parts.
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Corresponding exactly.
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Designating a way of playing bridge in which, for comparative scoring, the same hands are played off again by players who did not hold them originally.
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An exact copy or reproduction; replica; facsimile.
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A counterpart or double.
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The game of duplicate bridge.
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To make double or twofold.
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To make an exact copy or copies of.
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To make, do, or cause to happen again.
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Being the same as another; identical. This may exclude the first identical item in a series, but usage is inconsistent.

This is a duplicate entry.

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To make a copy of.

If we duplicate the information, are we really accomplishing much?

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To do repeatedly; to do again.

You don't need to duplicate my efforts.

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To produce something equal to.

He found it hard to duplicate the skills of his wife.

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One that resembles or corresponds to another; an identical copy.

This is a duplicate, but a very good replica.

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(law) An original instrument repeated; a document which is the same as another in all essential particulars, and differing from a mere copy in having all the validity of an original.

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The game of duplicate bridge.
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The game of duplicate Scrabble.
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Duplicate is defined as to make something happen again.

The scientist working to repeat a result in a lab is an example of duplicate.

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in duplicate
  • in two identical copies
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
duplicate
Plural:
duplicates

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of duplicate

  • Middle English from Latin duplicātus past participle of duplicāre to double from duplex duplic- twofold dwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Latin duplicātus, perfect passive participle of duplicō.

    From Wiktionary