- Word Combinations (adjective), Homophone Note, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||of or relating to two, esp. having two, often identical, components, people, sections, or the like; double.
The driver training cars are equipped with dual controls.
- similar words:
- double, twin
||having two distinct sides, natures, or aspects.
Our trip to the city had a dual purpose.He acts so differently at times that one might suspect he has a dual personality.She explained her theory about the dual nature of romantic love.
||dually (adv.), duality (n.)
The words dual
sound alike but have different meanings. To find out what these two words have in common, look up duel