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**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.Bifocal eyeglasses. |

calculable | Capable of being calculated or estimated.Calculable odds. |

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. |

math | Mathematics.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.Multiple ownership. |

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. |

twice | Two times.The earl married twice. |

twofold | Having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities.A twofold increase. |