Need another word that means the same as “dual”? Find 8 synonyms and 30 related words for “dual” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Dual” are: double, duple, three-fold, threefold, treble, two-fold, twofold, binary
Dual as an Adjective
Definitions of "Dual" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “dual” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- A grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural.
- (in some languages) denoting an inflection that refers to exactly two people or things (as distinct from singular and plural).
- Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities.
- Consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs.
- (of a theorem, expression, etc.) related to another by the interchange of particular pairs of terms, such as ‘point’ and ‘line’.
- Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities- R.W.Emerson.
- (in an aircraft) using dual controls.
- Consisting of two parts, elements, or aspects.
Synonyms of "Dual" as an adjective (8 Words)
|binary||Relating to, using, or denoting a system of numerical notation that has 2 rather than 10 as a base.|
A binary star is a system in which two stars revolve around each other.
|double||Having two different roles or interpretations, especially in order to deceive or confuse.|
A double binary star.
|duple||Consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs.|
Duple or double time consists of two or a multiple of two beats to a measure.
|three-fold||Three times as great or many.|
|threefold||Having three parts or elements.|
A threefold increase.
|treble||Three times as great or many.|
A treble row of red beads.
|two-fold||Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities- R.W.Emerson.|
|twofold||Having two parts or elements.|
The office of a clergyman is twofold public preaching and private influence.
Usage Examples of "Dual" as an adjective
- Dual controls for pilot and copilot.
- A dual flight.
- A double (or dual) role for an actor.
- Ancient Greek had the dual form but it has merged with the plural form in modern Greek.
- Their dual role at work and home.
- Dual-language texts in English and Italian.
Associations of "Dual" (30 Words)
|biannual||Occurring or payable twice each year.|
The biannual meeting of the planning committee.
|bifocal||A pair of glasses with bifocal lenses.|
|calculable||Capable of being calculated or estimated.|
|colonnade||A structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns.|
|consecutively||In unbroken or logical sequence.|
The drives are just numbered consecutively.
|double||To double the degree.|
A double room.
|doubled||Twice as great or many.|
The dose is doubled.
|doubly||In a twofold manner.|
He was doubly wrong.
|equilateral||Having all sides or faces equal.|
An equilateral triangle.
|exponential||Of or involving exponents.|
An exponential curve.
|four||A playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips.|
|fourth||In the fourth place.|
Fourthly you must pay the rent on the first of the month.
She teaches math and science.
|mathematics||The abstract science of number quantity and space either as abstract concepts pure mathematics or as applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering applied mathematics.|
A taste for mathematics.
|multiple||A shop with branches in many places, especially one selling a specific type of product.|
|multiplication||A multiplicative increase.|
The multiplication of four by three gives twelve.
|number||Place a limit on the number of.|
Every number has a unique position in the sequence.
|once||On even one occasion; at all (used for emphasis.|
She was a dancer once.
|ordinal||Relating to an ordinal number.|
Held an ordinal rank of seventh.
|plural||The plural number.|
The first person plural.
|polyhedron||A solid figure with many plane faces, typically more than six.|
|redouble||Double in magnitude, extent, or intensity.|
We will redouble our efforts to reform agricultural policy.
|second||A speech seconding a motion.|
The second violins.
|secondarily||As a secondary consequence; subsequently.|
The lesions often ulcerate and become secondarily infected.
|three||One of four playing cards in a deck having three pips.|
|times||An arithmetic operation that is the inverse of division; the product of two numbers is computed.|
It was a sign of the times.
|trillion||One million million in the United States.|
In England they call a trillion a billion.
|triple||Hit a triple.|
The party more than tripled its share of the vote.
The earl married twice.
|twofold||Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities.|
A twofold increase.