doubles

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈdʌbəlz/

Verb[change]

Plain form
double

Third-person singular
doubles

Past tense
doubled

Past participle
doubled

Present participle
doubling

  1. The third-person singular form of double.

Noun[change]

Singular
double

Plural
doubles

  1. (sports); (countable) When the dice both have the same number, you have rolled doubles.
    Dice games usually have some rule when you roll doubles.
  2. (plural only; not used in singular form); (sports); (uncountable) In tennis, a doubles match allows two people per team.
    Would you like to play doubles?
    Our doubles team won their match.

See also[change]