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English adjective: quadruple

1. quadruple having four units or components

SamplesQuadruple rhythm has four beats per measure.
Quadruplex wire.

Synonymsfour-fold, fourfold, quadruplex, quadruplicate



2. quadruple four times as great or many

SamplesA fourfold increase in the dosage.

Synonymsfour-fold, fourfold



English noun: quadruple

1. quadruple (group) a set of four similar things considered as a unit

Synonymsquadruplet, quartet, quartette

Broader (hypernym)set

2. quadruple (cognition) a quantity that is four times as great as another

Broader (hypernym)multiple

English verb: quadruple

1. quadruple (change) increase fourfold

SamplesHis stock earning quadrupled.

ExamplesThey quadruple their earnings this year, Their earnings quadruple this year

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)manifold, multiply

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