Definitions for tripleˈtrɪp əl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word triple

Princeton's WordNet

  1. triple, three-base hit, three-bagger(noun)

    a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base

  2. trio, triad, triplet, triple(noun)

    a set of three similar things considered as a unit

  3. triple(adj)

    a quantity that is three times as great as another

  4. ternary, treble, triple, triplex(adj)

    having three units or components or elements

    "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows"

  5. treble, threefold, three-fold, triple(verb)

    three times as great or many

    "a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"

  6. triple, treble(verb)

    increase threefold

    "Triple your income!"

  7. triple(verb)

    hit a three-base hit

Wiktionary

  1. triple(Noun)

    A drink with three portions of alcohol.

    I've had a hard day, make that a triple.

  2. triple(Noun)

    A hamburger with three patties.

    I'd like a triple with cheese.

  3. triple(Noun)

    A three-base hit

    The shortstop hit a triple to lead off the ninth.

  4. triple(Noun)

    A takeout shot in which three stones are removed from play.

  5. triple(Noun)

    A sequence of three elements or 3-tuple.

  6. triple(Verb)

    To multiply by three

    The company tripled their earnings per share over last quarter.

  7. triple(Verb)

    To get a three-base hit

    The batter tripled into the gap.

  8. triple(Verb)

    To become three times as large

    Our earnings have tripled in the last year.

  9. triple(Adjective)

    Made up of three related elements, often matching

    The triple markings on this vase are quite unique.

  10. triple(Adjective)

    Three times the quantity

    Give me a triple serving of mashed potatoes.

  11. triple(Adjective)

    Designed for three users

    a triple room

  12. triple(Adjective)

    Folded in three; composed of three layers

  13. triple(Adjective)

    Having three aspects; very ambiguous.

    a triple meaning

  14. triple(Adjective)

    Of time, three times as fast as very fast.

  15. Origin: from triplus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triple(adj)

    consisting of three united; multiplied by three; threefold; as, a triple knot; a triple tie

  2. Triple(adj)

    three times repeated; treble. See Treble

  3. Triple(adj)

    one of three; third

  4. Triple(adj)

    to make threefold, or thrice as much or as many; to treble; as, to triple the tax on coffee

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Triple

    trip′l, adj. consisting of three united: three times repeated: (Shak.) third.—v.t. to treble.—adjs. Trip′le-crowned, having three crowns: wearing the triple crown, as the pope; Trip′le-head′ed, having three heads.—n. Trip′let, three of a kind, or three united: three lines rhyming together: (mus.) a group of three notes occupying the time of two, indicated by a slur and the figure 3: (coll.) one of three children born at one birth.—adj. Trip′le-turned (Shak.), three times faithless.—n. Trī′plex, triple time in music.—adj. Trip′licate, threefold: made thrice as much.—n. a third copy or thing corresponding to two others of the same kind.—v.t. to make threefold.—ns. Triplicā′tion, act of making threefold or adding three together; Triplic′ity, the state of being threefold: tripleness: (Spens.) a triad: (astrol.) the division of the signs according to the number of the elements.—adv. Trip′ly.—Triple Alliance, the league of England, Sweden, and the Netherlands formed against France in 1668: the alliance of Britain, France, and Holland against Spain in 1717: the alliance between Germany, Austria, and Italy, formed in 1883, and directed to check French or Russian aggression; Triple crown (her.), see Tiara; Triple time (mus.), time or rhythm of three beats, or of three times three beats, in a bar.—The Triple Event, winning the Oaks, St Leger, and Derby. [Fr.,—L. tri-plustri-, tres, three, -plus, akin to Eng. -fold.]

Anagrams for triple »

  1. let rip, prelit

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triple in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Coleman:

    Tito Fuentes is safe at second with a triple.

  2. Yoenis Cespedes:

    All I had in my mind is go to third, i was trying to hit a triple.

  3. Kate Lorig:

    My guess it is that the actual number is double or triple that given.

  4. Jerry Coleman:

    That's the fourth extra base hit for the Padres -- two doubles and a triple.

  5. Barry Switzer:

    Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.

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