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double as

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theydouble as
he/she/itdoubles as
present participledoubling as
past tensedoubled as
past participledoubled as

or double up as

Related dictionary definitions

  1. double (up) as something to have another use or job as something

    In the corner was an old couch that doubled as Simon's bed.

This is the American English definition of double as. View British English definition of double as.

 
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