Decuple definition

dĕkyə-pəl
Ten times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
adjective
8
2
A tenfold amount or number.
noun
6
3
Consisting of ten parts or members.
adjective
5
3
Consisting of or including ten.
adjective
4
3
To make ten times as much or as many; multiply by ten.
verb
2
2
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Ten times as much or as many; tenfold.
adjective
1
1
(archaic) Tenfold.
adjective
0
0
(archaic) An amount multiplied by ten.
noun
0
0
(archaic) To multiply by ten.
verb
0
0
To multiply or be multiplied by ten.
verb
0
1
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An amount ten times as much or as many.
noun
0
1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
decuple
Plural:
decuples

Origin of decuple

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin decuplus Latin decem ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots Latin -plus -fold pel-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French décuple, from Late Latin decuplus (“tenfold”), from Latin decem (“ten”), and plico (“fold”).

    From Wiktionary