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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-2 in the Appendix of 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 ?
The good wine which Musqueton had placed before them traced out in glowing drops to D'Artagnan a fine perspective, shining with quadruples and pistoles, and showed to Porthos a blue ribbon and a ducal mantle; they were, in fact, asleep on the table when the servants came to light them to their bed.
With a view to establishing the equilibrium of power and the peace of that part of the world, all the resources of negotiation were exhausted, and triple and quadruple alliances were formed; but they were scarcely formed before they were broken, giving an instructive but afflicting lesson to mankind, how little dependence is to be placed on treaties which have no other sanction than the obligations of good faith, and which oppose general considerations of peace and justice to the impulse of any immediate interest or passion.
Quadruple the air patrol, and let every man who leaves the city by air or ground be subjected to the closest scrutiny.
A word may likewise be triple, quadruple, or multiple in form, like so many Massilian expressions, e.
His eminence was then in the enjoyment of flourishing health, and the bad years of the Fronde had not yet counted triple and quadruple for him.
For this purpose, the inflammable gas which exudes plentifully from the soil is collected by means of pipes, and thence communicated to a quadruple row of lamps along the whole extent of the passage.
Away - away - 'mid seas of rays that roll Empyrean splendor o'er th' unchained soul - The soul that scarce (the billows are so dense) Can struggle to its destin'd eminence - To distant spheres, from time to time, she rode, And late to ours, the favour'd one of God - But, now, the ruler of an anchor'd realm, She throws aside the sceptre - leaves the helm, And, amid incense and high spiritual hymns, Laves in quadruple light her angel limbs.
But the highest minds of the world have never ceased to explore the double meaning, or shall I say the quadruple or the centuple or much more manifold meaning, of every sensuous fact; Orpheus, Empedocles, Heraclitus, Plato, Plutarch, Dante, Swedenborg, and the masters of sculpture, picture, and poetry.
Both followed the same route; the quadruple echoes of this new race-course were confounded.
I think so too," replied Barbicane; "that is why I propose to quadruple that length, and to construct a gun of nine hundred feet.
Look at a plant in the midst of its range, why does it not double or quadruple its numbers?
There was a tacit understanding between him and the men into whose hands they originally went--and from whom I have by degrees purchased the whole, for treble and quadruple their nominal value--that these loans should be from time to time renewed, until a given period had elapsed.