What does quadruple mean?

Definitions for quadruple
kwɒˈdru pəl, -ˈdrʌp əl, ˈkwɒd rʊ pəlquadru·ple

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadruplenoun

    a set of four similar things considered as a unit

  2. quadrupleadjective

    a quantity that is four times as great as another

  3. quadruple, quadruplicate, quadruplex, fourfold, four-foldadjective

    having four units or components

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

  4. quadruple, fourfold, four-foldverb

    four times as great or many

    "a fourfold increase in the dosage"

  5. quadrupleverb

    increase fourfold

    "His stock earning quadrupled"


  1. quadrupleverb

    To multiply something by four times.

    Our profits quadrupled when we made the improvements.

  2. quadrupleadjective

    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. Quadrupleadjective

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

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

  2. Quadruplenoun

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

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

  3. Quadrupleverb

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

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

  4. Quadrupleverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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

Examples of quadruple in a Sentence

  1. Gene Sperling:

    He has double, triple, quadruple checked.

  2. Cao Jun:

    At the moment, we have 20-plus people in the factory, working 24 hours. We're offering them quadruple their wages per day, we aim to ramp up output on Jan. 27 and be at full capacity on Feb. 1, when we'd have nearly 200 workers.

  3. 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!

  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. Cat Ellington:

    I don't just dare, I quadruple dare.

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    the act of catching an object with the hands
    • A. serendipity
    • B. snap
    • C. whitewash
    • D. vigorish

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