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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


Similarmultiple


Antonymssingle

2. quadruple four times as great or many


SamplesA fourfold increase in the dosage.


Synonymsfour-fold, fourfold


Similarmultiple


Antonymssingle


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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