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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 ?
With tenfold power and tenfold persuasion they now found their way again to Mercy's heart.
Edna's desire to see Mademoiselle Reisz had increased tenfold since these unlooked-for obstacles had arisen to thwart it.
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.
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?
Increase its size fivefold or tenfold, give it strength proportionate to its size, lengthen its destructive weapons, and you obtain the animal required.
and the unfortunate man, whose strength was increased tenfold by his rage, began to shake the door with a great noise, little heeding that the thunder of his voice was re-echoing through the spiral staircase.
A few words to Joe as he mounted his horse sufficiently explained what had passed, and renewed all that young gentleman's despondency with tenfold aggravation.
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.
His property increased in a tenfold ratio, and he was already ranked among the most wealthy and important of his countrymen.
He closed his eyes, and immediately a sound of cannonading, of musketry and the rattling of carriage wheels seemed to fill his ears, and now again drawn out in a thin line the musketeers were descending the hill, the French were firing, and he felt his heart palpitating as he rode forward beside Schmidt with the bullets merrily whistling all around, and he experienced tenfold the joy of living, as he had not done since childhood.
There were moments when the wind seemed to abate a little, but that did not last long and as if to make up for that respite the storm swept down with tenfold vigour and tore and whirled the more fiercely.
A single small red lamp upon the sideboard was reflected tenfold by the plate about it and the mahogany beneath it, though its single wick cast but a feeble light into the large, dimly shadowed room.