Sextuple meaning

sĕk-sto͝opəl, -styo͝o-, -stŭpəl, sĕkstŭpəl
To multiply or be multiplied by six.
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Consisting of six parts or members.
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Having six beats to the measure.
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A sixfold amount or number.
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Consisting of or including six.
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Six times as much or as many; sixfold.
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Having six beats to a measure.
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An amount six times as much or as many.
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To make or become six times as much or as many; multiply by six.
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A sixfold amount.
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Having six parts.
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Being six times as great.
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(music) Having six beats to the bar.
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To make, or to become, six times as much (as many)
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Six times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
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Origin of sextuple

  • Medieval Latin sextuplus sixfold Latin sextus sixth sextile -plus -fold pel-2 in Indo-European roots

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

  • Formed (in imitation of quadruple) from Latin sextus sixth: compare French sextuple.

    From Wiktionary