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English adjective: triple

1. triple having three units or components or elements


SamplesA ternary operation.
A treble row of red beads.
Overcrowding made triple sessions necessary.
Triple time has three beats per measure.
Triplex windows.


Synonymsternary, treble, triplex


Similarmultiple


Antonymssingle

2. triple three times as great or many


SamplesA claim for treble (or triple) damages.
A threefold increase.


Synonymsthree-fold, threefold, treble


Similarmultiple


Antonymssingle


English noun: triple

1. triple (act) a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base


Synonymsthree-bagger, three-base hit


Broader (hypernym)base hit, safety


Narrower (hyponym)line triple, line-drive triple

2. triple (group) a set of three similar things considered as a unit


Synonymstriad, trio, triplet


Broader (hypernym)set


Narrower (hyponym)trigon, trilogy, triplicity


Instance hyponymTrimurti

3. triple (cognition) a quantity that is three times as great as another


Broader (hypernym)multiple


English verb: triple

1. triple (change) increase threefold


SamplesTriple your income!.


ExamplesThey triple their earnings this year, Their earnings triple this year


Synonymstreble


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


Broader (hypernym)manifold, multiply

2. triple (contact) hit a three-base hit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)hit


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game









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