duplicate duplicate  /ˈdu plə kət/


  1. (n) something additional of the same kind
  2. (n) a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
  3. (v) make or do or perform again
  4. (v) duplicate or match
  5. (v) make a duplicate or duplicates of
  6. (v) increase twofold
  7. (adj) identically copied from an original
  8. (adj) being two identical

Derived Word(s)


  1. Her birth set off a race in laboratories around the world to duplicate the breakthrough.
  2. Succession is always a thorny topic, but Li's case is especially sensitive because of his reputation as a brilliant dealmaker whose instincts may be impossible to duplicate.
  3. Zaillian's movie is much more a reimagining than a remake, and it's much more faithful to the tone of the novel, which is by no means easy to duplicate.


  1. Yesterdays June 23

    75 years ago (1938) Mrs. James W. Byrd, Jr., was hostess to the Wednesday Duplicate Club at her home on Locust Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Vases and baskets of roses and other garden flowers were attractively placed in the entrance hall and library.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

  2. Putin mocks Patriots owner by saying duplicate Super Bowl ring should be made

    You want your ring back, Bob? Nyet a chance! A condescending Vladimir Putin yesterday said he never even saw Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring — and declared the best solution to the “complicated international problem” would be to make him a duplicate. “If it is so precious to...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Duplicate Bridge Results

    Twin Falls Duplicate Bridge
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Times-News


  1. "Just yesterday, Bush bragged about having won the battle over his adversaries in Congress," Castro wrote in the wandering four-page statement. "He has $100 billion, all the money he needs to duplicate, however he wishes, the sending of...
    on May 25, 2007 By: Fidel Castro Source: Washington Post

  2. Mr Bush said: "The wrong way is to raise taxes, duplicate mandates, or demand sudden and drastic emissions cuts that have no chance of being realised and every chance of hurting our economy."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Times Online

  3. "I thought we came out pretty good the first 10 minutes," Heatley said. "After a layoff, you can't duplicate game situations. I don't think we're using it as an excuse, I just don't think we played up to our capabilities."
    on May 27, 2007 By: Dany Heatley Source: USA Today

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