Quadruple meaning

kwŏ-dro͝opəl, -drŭpəl, kwŏdro͝o-pəl
To multiply or be multiplied by four.

Quadrupled the order; quadrupled in size.

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Four times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
adjective
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A fourfold amount or number.
noun
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(music) Having four beats to the measure.
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An amount four times as much or as many.
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Consisting of four parts or members.
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Consisting of or including four.
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Four times as much or as many; fourfold.
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To make or become four times as much or as many; multiply by four.
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(music) Containing four beats to the measure.

Quadruple time.

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The definition of quadruple is something made up of four, or four times as many.

An example of quadruple is an ice skater turn that includes spinning around four times.

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The definition of a quadruple is an amount four times as many.

An example of a quadruple is a cocktail with four shots of alcohol.

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Being four times as long, as big or as many of something.

He's quite an athlete and can do quadruple jumps with ease.

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To multiply by four.

Quadrupling four gives sixteen.

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(intransitive) To increase by a factor of four.

Our profits quadrupled when we made the improvements.

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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