Definition of See double

1. Verb. See things as if they were there twice. "After taking the drug, John saw double"

Generic synonyms: Misperceive
Entails: See

Definition of See double

1. Verb. To experience double vision, wherein the eyes do not focus on the same point and a single object is therefore perceived as two. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of See Double

see a man
see a man about a dog
see a man about a horse
see also
see double (current term)
see eye to eye
see fit
see in
see into
see mui
see off
see out
see over
see red
see someone's point
see someone coming
see someone through
see something out
see something through

Literary usage of See double

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"F. double, double ; with dim. suffix -et ; see Double. ord, given in Johnson's Diet, as doublon, which is the French form. i/o, double; with augmentative ..."

2. Pronouncing and Defining Dictionary of Music by William Smythe Babcock Mathews, Emil Liebling (1896)
"A term applied when one of the notes of a chord is repeated iu a different part of the same chord. Double D, or, DD. see double в. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"(see double Floor and Double Framed Floor, under Floor.) Bowstring Beam. In British usage, a simple form of the bowstring truss. Box Beam. ..."

4. The American Fruit Culturist by Jon Jacob Thomas (1897)
"Ornamental ; fruit rather large, roundish, of poor quality. Double Flowering Peach. see double Blossomed. Double Montague. see double Mountain. ..."

5. An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: Designed as a Text-book for the Use by Denison Olmsted, Ebenezer Strong Snell (1845)
"As we have two eyes, and a separate image of every external object is formed in each, it may be asked, why we do not see double ? When we look at an object, ..."

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