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quad·ru·ple

 (kwŏ-dro͞o′pəl, -drŭp′əl, kwŏd′ro͝o-pəl)
adj.
1. Consisting of four parts or members.
2. Four times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
3. Music Having four beats to the measure.
n.
A fourfold amount or number.
tr. & intr.v. quad·ru·pled, quad·ru·pling, quad·ru·ples
To multiply or be multiplied by four: quadrupled the order; quadrupled in size.

[From Middle English quadriple, fourfold amount, and quadruple, tooth with four roots, both from Old French quadruple, from Latin quadruplum, from neuter of quadruplus, fourfold : quadru-, quadri-, quadri- + -plus, -fold; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

quad·ru′ply adv.

quadruple

(ˈkwɒdrʊpəl; kwɒˈdruːpəl)
vb
to multiply by four or increase fourfold
adj
1. four times as much or as many; fourfold
2. consisting of four parts
n
a quantity or number four times as great as another
[C16: via Old French from Latin quadruplus, from quadru- (see quadri-) + -plus -fold]
ˈquadruply adv

quad•ru•ple

(kwɒˈdru pəl, -ˈdrʌp əl, ˈkwɒd rʊ pəl)

adj., n., v. -pled, -pling. adj.
1. fourfold; consisting of four parts: a quadruple alliance.
2. four times as great.
3. Music. having four beats to a measure.
n.
4. a number, amount, etc., four times as great as another.
v.t., v.i.
5. to make or become four times as great.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin quadruplus; see quadru-, duple]
quad•ru′ply, adv.

quadruple


Past participle: quadrupled
Gerund: quadrupling

Imperative
quadruple
quadruple
Present
I quadruple
you quadruple
he/she/it quadruples
we quadruple
you quadruple
they quadruple
Preterite
I quadrupled
you quadrupled
he/she/it quadrupled
we quadrupled
you quadrupled
they quadrupled
Present Continuous
I am quadrupling
you are quadrupling
he/she/it is quadrupling
we are quadrupling
you are quadrupling
they are quadrupling
Present Perfect
I have quadrupled
you have quadrupled
he/she/it has quadrupled
we have quadrupled
you have quadrupled
they have quadrupled
Past Continuous
I was quadrupling
you were quadrupling
he/she/it was quadrupling
we were quadrupling
you were quadrupling
they were quadrupling
Past Perfect
I had quadrupled
you had quadrupled
he/she/it had quadrupled
we had quadrupled
you had quadrupled
they had quadrupled
Future
I will quadruple
you will quadruple
he/she/it will quadruple
we will quadruple
you will quadruple
they will quadruple
Future Perfect
I will have quadrupled
you will have quadrupled
he/she/it will have quadrupled
we will have quadrupled
you will have quadrupled
they will have quadrupled
Future Continuous
I will be quadrupling
you will be quadrupling
he/she/it will be quadrupling
we will be quadrupling
you will be quadrupling
they will be quadrupling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quadrupling
you have been quadrupling
he/she/it has been quadrupling
we have been quadrupling
you have been quadrupling
they have been quadrupling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quadrupling
you will have been quadrupling
he/she/it will have been quadrupling
we will have been quadrupling
you will have been quadrupling
they will have been quadrupling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quadrupling
you had been quadrupling
he/she/it had been quadrupling
we had been quadrupling
you had been quadrupling
they had been quadrupling
Conditional
I would quadruple
you would quadruple
he/she/it would quadruple
we would quadruple
you would quadruple
they would quadruple
Past Conditional
I would have quadrupled
you would have quadrupled
he/she/it would have quadrupled
we would have quadrupled
you would have quadrupled
they would have quadrupled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadruple - a set of four similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
2.quadruple - a quantity that is four times as great as another
multiple - the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"
Verb1.quadruple - increase fourfold; "His stock earning quadrupled"
manifold, multiply - combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits"
Adj.1.quadruple - having four units or components; "quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure"; "quadruplex wire"
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"
2.quadruple - four times as great or many; "a fourfold increase in the dosage"
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"
Translations
أرْبَعَة أضْعافرُباعييُضاعِف أربع مرّات
čtvernýčtyřnásobnýnásobit čtyřmi
firdeltfirdoblefire gange
négyeleműnégyszeresenégyszeresére növel
fjórfaldafjórfaldurfjórskiptur
keturgubai padidėti/padidintiketurgubasketurlinkasketuršalis
četrdaļīgsčetrkāršotčetrkāršotiesčetrkārtīgsčetrpusīgs
štvornásobnýzoštvornásobiť
dört kat art makdört katlıdört misli

quadruple

A. [ˈkwɒdrʊpl] ADJcuádruple, cuádruplo
in quadruple time (Mus) → en compás de cuatro por cuatro
B. [ˈkwɒdrʊpl] Ncuádruple m, cuádruplo m
C. [kwɒˈdruːpl] VTcuadruplicar
D. [kwɒˈdruːpl] VIcuadruplicarse

quadruple

[ˈkwɒdrʊpəl kwɒˈdruːpəl]
adjquadruple
a quadruple gold medallist → le détenteur de quatre médailles d'or
nquadruple m
advquatre fois plus que
vtquadrupler
viquadrupler

quadruple

adjvierfach; (Mus) → Vierer-; quadruple time (Mus) → Vierertakt m
nVierfache(s) nt
visich vervierfachen

quadruple

[ˈkwɒdrʊpl]
1. adjquadruplo/a, quadruplice
2. vtquadruplicare
3. viquadruplicarsi
4. nquadruplo

quadruple

(kwoˈdruːpl) adjective
1. four times as much or as many.
2. made up of four parts etc.
verb
to make or become four times as great.
References in classic literature ?
As a result, these revenues were already quadrupled, and yet the burden was so much more equably distributed than before, that all the king- dom felt a sense of relief, and the praises of my ad- ministration were hearty and general.
During the war with Spain he was employed in the commissariat of the French army, and made a fortune; then with that money he speculated in the funds, and trebled or quadrupled his capital; and, having first married his banker's daughter, who left him a widower, he has married a second time, a widow, a Madame de Nargonne, daughter of M.
He had always doubled, and sometimes quadrupled, his fees.
For six years the rebuilding of San Francisco had been going on, and his business had quadrupled and octupled, and yet he was no better off.
Once on his sleeping porch and safely locked in, he doubled and tripled and even quadrupled his exercises until, exhausted, he lay down on the couch to woo sleep and to ponder two problems that especially troubled him.
They could have trebled the Columbiad's charge; they could have quadrupled or quintupled it
These Barnacles perched upon staircases and hid in passages, waiting their orders to make houses or not to make houses; and they did all their hearing, and ohing, and cheering, and barking, under directions from the heads of the family; and they put dummy motions on the paper in the way of other men's motions; and they stalled disagreeable subjects off until late in the night and late in the session, and then with virtuous patriotism cried out that it was too late; and they went down into the country, whenever they were sent, and swore that Lord Decimus had revived trade from a swoon, and commerce from a fit, and had doubled the harvest of corn, quadrupled the harvest of hay, and prevented no end of gold from flying out of the Bank.
The country has quadrupled its transport infrastructure investments in the last 10 years and will continue with this strategy.
Tories called for the "soaring" cost of town hall pensions to be cut after figures showed the bill to council tax payers had almost quadrupled since 1997.
REMPLOY, the UK's leading provider of employment services for disabled people, more than quadrupled the number of disabled people it supported into jobs in mainstream employment in Birmingham in the first quarter of this year.
Its enrollment is up to 1,000 students, new residence halls have been built, other investments have been made in major campus projects, retention is increasing, and the endowment has quadrupled.
Martin Narey, who is to take over as head of the merged prison and probation services, said the number of offenders jailed for motoring offences had quadrupled in the past decade.