English adjective: triple
|1.||triple having three units or components or elements|
|Samples||A ternary operation.|
A treble row of red beads.
Overcrowding made triple sessions necessary.
Triple time has three beats per measure.
|Synonyms||ternary, treble, triplex|
|2.||triple three times as great or many|
|Samples||A claim for treble (or triple) damages.|
A threefold increase.
|Synonyms||three-fold, threefold, treble|
English noun: triple
|1.||triple (act) a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base|
|Synonyms||three-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|
|Synonyms||triad, trio, triplet|
|Narrower (hyponym)||trigon, trilogy, triplicity|
|3.||triple (cognition) a quantity that is three times as great as another|
English verb: triple
|1.||triple (change) increase threefold|
|Samples||Triple your income!.|
|Examples||They triple their earnings this year, Their earnings triple this year|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||manifold, multiply|
|2.||triple (contact) hit a three-base hit|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Domain category||baseball, baseball game|