three-fold


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Adj.1.three-fold - three times as great or manythree-fold - three times as great or many; "a claim for treble (or triple) damages"; "a threefold increase"
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.three-fold - having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualitiesthree-fold - having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; "a double (or dual) role for an actor"; "the office of a clergyman is twofold; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson; "every episode has its double and treble meaning"-Frederick Harrison
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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Hesiod (says there were so called) because they settled in three groups: `And they all were called the Three-fold people, because they divided in three the land far from their country.
Thus Haarlem was thrice given over to rejoicing, for a three-fold celebration was to take place.
There is a fair and fruitful island in mid-ocean called Crete; it is thickly peopled and there are ninety cities in it: the people speak many different languages which overlap one another, for there are Achaeans, brave Eteocretans, Dorians of three-fold race, and noble Pelasgi.
When, to these three-fold points of prudence there is added the fact that Mrs Gowan yielded her consent the moment she knew of Mr Meagles having yielded his, and that Mr Meagles's objection to the marriage had been the sole obstacle in its way all along, it becomes the height of probability that the relict of the deceased Commissioner of nothing particular, turned these ideas in her sagacious mind.
When the last companies had advanced some five hundred yards, Ignosi put himself at the head of the Buffaloes, which regiment was drawn up in a similar three-fold formation, and gave the word to march, and off we went, I, needless to say, uttering the most heartfelt prayers that I might emerge from that entertainment with a whole skin.
Housebuilder sees strong interest in homes ST Asaph-based housebuilder Macbryde Homes, which has developments throughout North Wales and the north west of England, has announced that interest in its current developments is up almost three-fold on the same time last year.
Summary: The number of visitors to Gudauri has increased more than three-fold from almost 89,000 visitors during the 2011-2012 season.
9 billion, a 41-percent rise in service charges, fees and commissions and a three-fold increase in foreign exchange income.
Summary: Company's three-fold strategy will focus on expansion as it looks to enter new sectors and countries
A three-fold one-time increase will not do the job.
Dubai Arabtec Holding proposed a dividend of five fils per share yesterday after witnessing a three-fold increase in fourth-quarter net profit.
Auto Business News-September 27, 2011--Nissan Motor Company aims to achieve three-fold growth in sales in India(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.