the pitch range of the highest female voice
having or denoting a high range
"soprano voice"; "soprano sax"; "the boy still had a fine treble voice"; "the treble clef"
treble, threefold, three-fold, triple(adj)
three times as great or many
"a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"
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"
double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold(verb)
having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities
"a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
"Triple your income!"
The highest singing voice (especially as for a boy) or part in musical composition.
A person or instrument having a treble voice or pitch; a boy soprano.
Any high-pitched or shrill voice or sound.
A threefold quantity or number; something having three parts or having been tripled.
Any of the narrow areas enclosed by the two central circles on a dartboard, worth three times the usual value of the segment.
Three victories, awards etc.
To multiply by three; to make into three parts, layers, or thrice the amount.
To make a shrill or high-pitched noise.
To become multiplied by three or increased threefold.
Pertaining to the highest singing voice or part in harmonized music; soprano.
High in pitch; shrill.
Origin: From treble, from triplus.
acute; sharp; as, a treble sound
playing or singing the highest part or most acute sounds; playing or singing the treble; as, a treble violin or voice
the highest of the four principal parts in music; the part usually sung by boys or women; soprano
to make thrice as much; to make threefold
to utter in a treble key; to whine
to become threefold
Treble was a girl group from the Netherlands.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
treb′l, adj. triple: threefold: (mus.) denoting the treble, that plays or sings the treble.—n. the highest of the four principal parts in the musical scale.—v.t. to make three times as much.—v.i. to become threefold:—pa.p. treb′led (-ld).—adj. Treb′le-dā′ted, living three times as long as man.—n. Treb′leness.—p.adj. Treb′le-sin′ewed (Shak.), having threefold sinews, very strong.—adv. Treb′ly. [O. Fr.,—L. triplus.]
The numerical value of treble in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of treble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of treble in a Sentence
At the beginning I was only thinking about retaining one title but now I'm on the right path, i've done the treble once, why not twice. I'm determined to win the sprint.
Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score Then to that twenty, add a hundred more A thousand to that hundred so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let's kiss afresh, as when we first begun.
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