What does twofold mean?

Definitions for twofold
ˈtuˌfoʊld; -ˈfoʊldtwofold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. double, dual, twofold, two-fold, treble, threefold, three-fold(adj)

    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

  2. double, doubled, twofold, two-fold(adverb)

    twice as great or many

    "ate a double portion"; "the dose is doubled"; "a twofold increase"

  3. twofold, two times(adverb)

    by a factor of two

    "the price increased twofold last year"

Wiktionary

  1. twofold(Adverb)

    In a double degree; doubly.

  2. twofold(Adjective)

    Double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument.

  3. Origin: ; cognate to tvöfalt.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twofold(adj)

    double; duplicate; multiplied by two; as, a twofold nature; a twofold sense; a twofold argument

  2. Twofold(adverb)

    in a double degree; doubly

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twofold in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twofold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of twofold in a Sentence

  1. John Donne:

    Men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; it is a refreshing of the body in this life, and a preparing of the soul for the next.

  2. John Thurman:

    For me, as a teacher, what is it that you want to do with your yoga? For me it was twofold: one was to bring yoga to men, it's a good workout. You get your cardiovascular on, you're building strength, but you're building flexibility and length in your muscles. The other (reason) was to specifically bring it to service members and veterans.

  3. Matthew Bryza:

    Russia’s goal in its lone mediation mission appears to be twofold: firstly, to repair its international reputation in relation to its debacle in Ukraine, and secondly to strengthen the impression in Armenia and Azerbaijan that Russia calls the shots in the South Caucasus, the fact that the U.S. administration is so absent and timid in its response has the impact of ceding the strategic field in the South Caucasus to Russia. This can have profound and dangerous consequences in Syria, Ukraine, and far beyond.

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