Definitions for decupleˈdɛk yʊ pəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dec•u•pleˈdɛk yʊ pəl(adj.)

  1. ten times as great.

    Category: Math, Common Vocabulary

  2. (v.t.)to increase tenfold.

Origin of decuple:

1375–1425; late ME < MF < L decuplus tenfold =dec(em) ten +-uplus, as in quadruplusquadruple

Wiktionary

  1. decuple(Noun)

    An amount multiplied by ten.

  2. decuple(Verb)

    To multiply by ten.

  3. decuple(Adjective)

    Ten times as much.

  4. Origin: From décuple, from decuplus, from decem, and plico.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decuple(adj)

    tenfold

  2. Decuple(noun)

    a number ten times repeated

  3. Decuple(verb)

    to make tenfold; to multiply by ten

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