Quadrupled the order; quadrupled in size.
An example of quadruple is an ice skater turn that includes spinning around four times.
An example of a quadruple is a cocktail with four shots of alcohol.
He's quite an athlete and can do quadruple jumps with ease.
Quadrupling four gives sixteen.
Our profits quadrupled when we made the improvements.
Origin of quadruple
- From Middle English quadriple fourfold amount and quadruple tooth with four roots both from Old French quadruple from Latin quadruplum from neuter of quadruplus fourfold quadru-, quadri- quadri- -plus -fold pel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition