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tenfold

(ˈtɛnˌfəʊld)
adj
1. (Mathematics) equal to or having 10 times as many or as much: a tenfold increase in population.
2. (Mathematics) composed of 10 parts
adv
(Mathematics) by or up to 10 times as many or as much: the population increased tenfold.

ten•fold

(adj. ˈtɛnˌfoʊld; adv. -ˈfoʊld)

adj.
1. comprising ten parts or members.
2. ten times as great or as much.
adv.
3. in tenfold measure.
[1150–1200]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tenfold - containing ten or ten parts
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"
Adv.1.tenfold - by ten times as much; "the population increased tenfold"
Translations

tenfold

[ˈtenfəʊld]
A. ADJ there has been a tenfold increase in accidentsse ha multiplicado por diez el número de accidentes, el número de accidentes es diez veces mayor
B. ADVdiez veces

tenfold

adjzehnfach
advzehnfach, um das Zehnfache; to increase tenfoldsich verzehnfachen
References in classic literature ?
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
The chase was renewed with a diligence rendered tenfold encouraging by this glimpse of the captive.
But, going up the staircase again, they found the whole interior of the house tenfold, more dismal, and the air closer and heavier, for the glimpse and breath of freedom which they had just snatched.
But that perversity, which all children have more or less of, and of which little Pearl had a tenfold portion, now, at the most inopportune moment, took thorough possession of her, and closed her lips, or impelled her to speak words amiss.
I then had to regret that I did not at least make the attempt to carry out my resolution to run away; for the chances of success are tenfold greater from the city than from the country.
She hated Magdalen with a tenfold hatred from that time.
Nine dayes they fell; confounded CHAOS roard, And felt tenfold confusion in thir fall Through his wilde Anarchie, so huge a rout Incumberd him with ruin: Hell at last Yawning receavd them whole, and on them clos'd, Hell thir fit habitation fraught with fire Unquenchable, the house of woe and paine.
My father did but jest with thee, good fellow,'' said Rebecca; ``he owes thy master deeper kindness than these arms and steed could pay, were their value tenfold.
The pirates were in possession of the house and stores: there was the cask of cognac, there were the pork and bread, as before, and what tenfold increased my horror, not a sign of any prisoner.
Is it not surprising that men who declare an attachment to the Union in the abstract, should urge as an objection to the proposed Constitution what applies with tenfold weight to the plan for which they contend; and what, as far as it has any foundation in truth, is an inevitable consequence of civil society upon an enlarged scale?
But waiving illustrations of this sort, is it not manifest that most of the capital objections urged against the new system lie with tenfold weight against the existing Confederation?
I knew myself, at the first breath of this new life, to be more wicked, tenfold more wicked, sold a slave to my original evil; and the thought, in that moment, braced and delighted me like wine.