What does Quadruple mean?

Definitions for Quadruplekwɒˈdru pəl, -ˈdrʌp əl, ˈkwɒd rʊ pəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Quadruple.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadruple(noun)

    a set of four similar things considered as a unit

  2. quadruple(adj)

    a quantity that is four times as great as another

  3. quadruple, quadruplicate, quadruplex, fourfold, four-fold(adj)

    having four units or components

    "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"

  4. quadruple, fourfold, four-fold(verb)

    four times as great or many

    "a fourfold increase in the dosage"

  5. quadruple(verb)

    increase fourfold

    "His stock earning quadrupled"


  1. quadruple(Verb)

    To multiply something by four times.

    Our profits quadrupled when we made the improvements.

  2. quadruple(Adjective)

    Being four times as long, as big or as many of something.

    He's quite an athlete and can do quadruple jumps with ease.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadruple(adj)

    fourfold; as, to make quadruple restitution; a quadruple alliance

  2. Quadruple(noun)

    four times the sum or number; a fourfold amount; as, to receive to quadruple of the amount in damages

  3. Quadruple(verb)

    to multiply by four; to increase fourfold; to double; to double twice

  4. Quadruple(verb)

    to be multiplied by four; to increase fourfold; to become four times as much

  5. Origin: [L. quadruplus, from quattuor four: cf. F. quadruple. See Quadrate, and cf. Double.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quadruple

    kwod′rōō-pl, adj. fourfold.—n. four times the quantity or number.—v.t. to increase fourfold.—v.i. to become four times as many.—n. Quad′ruplet, any combination of four things—also Quart′et: one of four born at a birth.—adj. Quad′ruplex, fourfold, esp. of a telegraphic system capable of sending four messages, two in each direction, simultaneously over one wire.—n. an instrument of this kind.—v.t. to arrange for quadruplex transmission.—adj. Quadru′plicate, fourfold.—n. one of four corresponding things.—v.t. to make fourfold.—ns. Quadruplicā′tion; Quadru′plicāture; Quadruplic′ity.—adv. Quad′ruply, in a fourfold manner.—Quadruple Alliance, a league formed in 1718 between England, France, Austria, and Holland to counteract the ambitious schemes of Alberoni. [Fr.,—L. quadruplusquatuor, four.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quadruple in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Quadruple in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeff Goldstein:

    It's always nice when you quadruple what you spent to make a movie in a single weekend.

  2. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    We could frankly double, triple, quadruple that number without making a huge change to the overall picture, the scale of the opportunity here is immense.

  3. Tom Perez:

    When I walked into the DNC, we had to rebuild our systems, and our fundraising department was a very good group of people, but we needed to quadruple their size and we're in the process of doing just that.

  4. Hugh Anderson:

    When you're facing the turmoil that is all things Greece, and the quadruple witching, you'll have some pretty decent turmoil, 2015 has turned out to be a fairly 'noisy' market. You're getting a lot of luster without a lot of progress.

  5. Mitch Hedberg:

    I can't tell you what hotel I'm stayin' in, but I can say that there are two trees involved. They said, "Let's call this hotel "Something...Tree", so they had a meeting; it...it was quite short. "How 'bout Tree?" "No, Double Tree." "Hell yeah! Meeting adjourned!" I had my heart set on "Quadruple Tree"... damnit, we were almost there!

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