something additional of the same kind
"he always carried extras in case of an emergency"
a copy that corresponds to an original exactly
"he made a duplicate for the files"
identically copied from an original
"a duplicate key"
duplicate, matching, twin(a), twinned(verb)
being two identical
duplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicate(verb)
make or do or perform again
"He could never replicate his brilliant performance of the magic trick"
double up, repeat, parallel, reiterate, twin, geminate, recapitulate, retroflex, reprize, restate, recur, reprise, iterate, double over, ingeminate, echo, replicate, retell, take over, reduplicate, double, copy
twin, duplicate, parallel(verb)
duplicate or match
"The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
make a duplicate or duplicates of
"Could you please duplicate this letter for me?"
"The population doubled within 50 years"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A copy is as nearly like the original as the copyist has power to make it; a duplicate is exactly like the original; a carbon copy of a typewritten document must be a duplicate; we may have an inaccurate copy, but never an inaccurate duplicate. A facsimile is like the original in appearance; a duplicate is the same as the original in substance and effect; a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence is not a duplicate. A facsimile of a key might be quite useless; a duplicate will open the lock. A counterpart exactly corresponds to another object, but perhaps without design, while a copy is intentional. An imitation is always thought of as inferior to the original; as, an imitation of Milton. A replica is a copy of a work of art by the maker of the original. In law, a copy of an instrument has in itself no authority; the signatures, as well as other matters, may be copied; a duplicate is really an original, containing the same provisions and signed by the same persons, so that it may have in all respects the same force and effect; a transcript is an official copy, authenticated by the signature of the proper officer, and by the seal of the appropriate court. While strictly there could be but one duplicate, the word is now extended to an indefinite number of exact copies. Reproduction is chiefly applied to living organisms.
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How to use duplicate in a sentence?
We are willing to duplicate our investments in Egypt in Tunisia, because it's stable, because the political Islamists are more wise than ours here.
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
The more people can try to duplicate some of the things they love about diet sodas with something else that is really a whole food, the better.
Last year was so incredible, I can’t duplicate it.
At present we are setting up a duplicate of the whole infrastructure with experts in San Francisco which should be finished within 24 hours. Then we will be able to resume our services.
Translations for duplicate
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- правя копие, копиеBulgarian
- duplicat, duplicarCatalan, Valencian
- duplikát, kopie, zdvojitCzech
- Kopie, vervielfältigen, DuplikatGerman
- jäljennös, kahdentaa, kaksoiskappale, jäljentää, kopio, kopioidaFinnish
- copie, dupliquer, double, copier, duplicataFrench
- duplicato, duplicareItalian
- 複写, 写し, デュプリケートJapanese
- cópia, duplicarPortuguese
- dubla, duplica, copie, dublare, duplicatRomanian
- делать копию, дублировать, размножить, копия, делать дубликат, размножать, дубликатRussian
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