English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'duplicate'

(adjective) 
Definition
copied exactly from an original
a duplicate copy
Synonyms
identical
Nearly all the houses were identical.
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matched
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matching
She made matching cushion covers.
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twin
the twin spires of the cathedral
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corresponding
March and April sales this year were up 8 per cent on the corresponding period last year.
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twofold
(noun) 
Definition
an exact copy
I've lost my card and have to get a duplicate.
Synonyms
,
facsimile
This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
(noun) 
Definition
an exact copy
Enclosed is a duplicate of the invoice we sent you last month.
Synonyms
photocopy
I'll make sure you get a photocopy of the list.
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copy
Always keep a copy of everything in your own files.
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reproduction
a reproduction of a religious painting
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replica
The child was a replica of her mother.
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Xerox (old-fashioned, trademark)
He enclosed a Xerox of the advert.
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carbon copy
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Photostat (old-fashioned, trademark)
(verb) 
Definition
to do again (something that has already been done)
Scientists hope the work done can be duplicated elswhere.
Synonyms
repeat
I repeated the story to a delighted audience.
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reproduce
The effect has proved hard to reproduce.
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echo
Many phrases in the last chapter echo earlier passages.
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copy
We all tend to copy people we admire.
coquettish gestures which she had copied from actresses in soap operas
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clone
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replicate
He was not able to replicate this experiment.
(verb) 
Definition
to make an exact copy of
He was duplicating some articles.
Synonyms
copy
She never participated in copying classified documents for anyone.
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photocopy
She photocopied the cheque before cashing it.
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Xerox (old-fashioned, trademark)
I should have simply Xeroxed this sheet for you.
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Photostat (old-fashioned, trademark)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of corresponding
March and April sales this year were up 8 per cent on the corresponding period last year.
Synonyms
answering,
synonymous,
interrelated,
correlative
in the sense of echo
Definition
(of people) to repeat or imitate (what someone else has said)
Many phrases in the last chapter echo earlier passages.
in the sense of facsimile
Definition
an exact copy
This will be a genuine old copy, not a facsimile.
Synonyms
carbon,
Xerox (old-fashioned),
carbon copy (old-fashioned),
Photostat (old-fashioned),
fax

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