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oc·tu·ple

 (ŏk′tə-pəl, -to͞o′pəl, -tyo͞o′-)
adj.
1. Consisting of eight parts or members.
2. Eight times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
n.
An eightfold amount or number.
tr. & intr.v. oc·tu·pled, oc·tu·pling, oc·tu·ples
To multiply or be multiplied by eight.

[Latin octuplus : octō-, octo- + -plus, -fold; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

oc·tu′ply adv.

octuple

(ˈɒktjʊpəl)
n
a quantity or number eight times as great as another
adj
1. eight times as much or as many
2. consisting of eight parts
vb
(tr) to multiply by eight
[C17: from Latin octuplus, from octo eight + -plus as in duplus double]

oc•tu•ple

(ˈɒk tʊ pəl, -tyʊ-; ɒkˈtu pəl, -ˈtyu-)

adj., v. -pled, -pling. adj.
1. eightfold; eight times as great.
2. consisting of eight parts.
v.t.
3. to make eight times as great.
[1595–1605; < Latin octuplus=octu-, variant (before labials) of octo, octō eight + -plus -fold]

octuple


Past participle: octupled
Gerund: octupling

Imperative
octuple
octuple
Present
I octuple
you octuple
he/she/it octuples
we octuple
you octuple
they octuple
Preterite
I octupled
you octupled
he/she/it octupled
we octupled
you octupled
they octupled
Present Continuous
I am octupling
you are octupling
he/she/it is octupling
we are octupling
you are octupling
they are octupling
Present Perfect
I have octupled
you have octupled
he/she/it has octupled
we have octupled
you have octupled
they have octupled
Past Continuous
I was octupling
you were octupling
he/she/it was octupling
we were octupling
you were octupling
they were octupling
Past Perfect
I had octupled
you had octupled
he/she/it had octupled
we had octupled
you had octupled
they had octupled
Future
I will octuple
you will octuple
he/she/it will octuple
we will octuple
you will octuple
they will octuple
Future Perfect
I will have octupled
you will have octupled
he/she/it will have octupled
we will have octupled
you will have octupled
they will have octupled
Future Continuous
I will be octupling
you will be octupling
he/she/it will be octupling
we will be octupling
you will be octupling
they will be octupling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been octupling
you have been octupling
he/she/it has been octupling
we have been octupling
you have been octupling
they have been octupling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been octupling
you will have been octupling
he/she/it will have been octupling
we will have been octupling
you will have been octupling
they will have been octupling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been octupling
you had been octupling
he/she/it had been octupling
we had been octupling
you had been octupling
they had been octupling
Conditional
I would octuple
you would octuple
he/she/it would octuple
we would octuple
you would octuple
they would octuple
Past Conditional
I would have octupled
you would have octupled
he/she/it would have octupled
we would have octupled
you would have octupled
they would have octupled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.octuple - having eight units or components
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
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