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Verb: duplicate  d(y)oo-pli-kut
  1. Make, do or perform again
    "He could never duplicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick";
    - reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate
  2. Duplicate or match
    "The polished surface duplicated his face and chest in reverse";
    - twin, parallel
  3. Make a duplicate or duplicates of
    "Could you please duplicate this letter for me?"
  4. Increase twofold
    - double
Noun: duplicate  d(y)oo-pli-kut
  1. Something additional of the same kind
    "he always carried duplicates in case of an emergency";
    - extra
  2. A copy that corresponds to an original exactly
    "he made a duplicate for the files";
    - duplication
Adjective: duplicate  d(y)oo-pli-kut
  1. Identically copied from an original
    "a duplicate key"
  2. Being the same, or having similar design, colour, etc, as another
    - matching, twin, twinned

Derived forms: duplicated, duplicating, duplicates

See also: matched, same

Type of: agree, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], check, copy, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, manifold, marry, marry up, match, multiply, reproduce, tally

Encyclopedia: Duplicate