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tri·ple

 (trĭp′əl)
adj.
1. Consisting of three parts or members.
2. Three times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
3. Music Having three beats to a measure.
n.
1. A number or quantity three times as great as another.
2.
a. Something having three identifiable or prominent parts or members.
b. Something capable of carrying or moving three people or things, as a chairlift.
3. Baseball A hit enabling the batter to reach third base. Also called three-bagger, three-base hit.
4. See trifecta.
v. tri·pled, tri·pling, tri·ples
v.tr.
To make three times as great in number or amount.
v.intr.
1. To be or become three times as great in number or amount.
2. Baseball To make a triple.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin triplus (on the model of Greek triploos) : Latin tri-, three; see trei- in Indo-European roots + -plus, -fold; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]

triple

(ˈtrɪpəl)
adj
1. (Botany) consisting of three parts; threefold
2. (Music, other) (of musical time or rhythm) having three beats in each bar
3. three times as great or as much
n
4. a threefold amount
5. a group of three
vb
to increase or become increased threefold; treble
[C16: from Latin triplus]
ˈtriply adv

tri•ple

(ˈtrɪp əl)

adj., n., v. -pled, -pling. adj.
1. threefold; consisting of three parts.
2. of three kinds; threefold in character or relationship.
3. three times as great.
n.
4. an amount, number, etc., three times as great as another.
5. a group, set, or series of three; triad.
6. Also called three-base hit. a hit in baseball that enables a batter to reach third base safely.
7. (in bowling) three strikes in succession.
v.t.
9. to make triple.
10. to cause (a base runner) to come into home plate by a triple.
v.i.
11. to become triple.
12. to make a triple in baseball.
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin triplus (adj.) =tri- tri- + (du)plus duple]

triple


Past participle: tripled
Gerund: tripling

Imperative
triple
triple
Present
I triple
you triple
he/she/it triples
we triple
you triple
they triple
Preterite
I tripled
you tripled
he/she/it tripled
we tripled
you tripled
they tripled
Present Continuous
I am tripling
you are tripling
he/she/it is tripling
we are tripling
you are tripling
they are tripling
Present Perfect
I have tripled
you have tripled
he/she/it has tripled
we have tripled
you have tripled
they have tripled
Past Continuous
I was tripling
you were tripling
he/she/it was tripling
we were tripling
you were tripling
they were tripling
Past Perfect
I had tripled
you had tripled
he/she/it had tripled
we had tripled
you had tripled
they had tripled
Future
I will triple
you will triple
he/she/it will triple
we will triple
you will triple
they will triple
Future Perfect
I will have tripled
you will have tripled
he/she/it will have tripled
we will have tripled
you will have tripled
they will have tripled
Future Continuous
I will be tripling
you will be tripling
he/she/it will be tripling
we will be tripling
you will be tripling
they will be tripling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tripling
you have been tripling
he/she/it has been tripling
we have been tripling
you have been tripling
they have been tripling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tripling
you will have been tripling
he/she/it will have been tripling
we will have been tripling
you will have been tripling
they will have been tripling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tripling
you had been tripling
he/she/it had been tripling
we had been tripling
you had been tripling
they had been tripling
Conditional
I would triple
you would triple
he/she/it would triple
we would triple
you would triple
they would triple
Past Conditional
I would have tripled
you would have tripled
he/she/it would have tripled
we would have tripled
you would have tripled
they would have tripled

triple

A hit for three bases.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.triple - a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third basetriple - a base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
base hit, safety - (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely
line triple, line-drive triple - a triple resulting from a line drive
2.triple - a set of three similar things considered as a unittriple - a set of three similar things considered as a unit
trilogy - a set of three literary or dramatic works related in subject or theme
triplicity, trigon - (astrology) one of four groups of the zodiac where each group consists of three signs separated from each other by 120 degrees
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"
3.triple - a quantity that is three times as great as anothertriple - a quantity that is three times as great as another
multiple - the product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"
Verb1.triple - increase threefoldtriple - increase threefold; "Triple your income!"
manifold, multiply - combine or increase by multiplication; "He managed to multiply his profits"
2.triple - hit a three-base hittriple - hit a three-base hit      
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
Adj.1.triple - having three units or components or elementstriple - having three units or components or elements; "a ternary operation"; "a treble row of red beads"; "overcrowding made triple sessions necessary"; "triple time has three beats per measure"; "triplex windows"
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.triple - three times as great or manytriple - 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"

triple

adjective
1. treble, three times, three times as much as The kitchen is triple the size it used to be
2. three-way, threefold, tripartite Germany, Austria and Italy formed the Triple Alliance.
verb
1. treble, triplicate, increase threefold I got a great new job and my salary tripled.

triple

noun
A group of three individuals:
Translations
ثُلاثي، ثَلاثَة أضْعافثُلَاثِيّمَبْلَغ أكبر بثلاث مَرّاتمُكَوَّن من ثَلاثَهيَتَضاعَف ثَلاثَة مَرّات
trojnásobnýztrojnásobittrojstrannýtrojnásobek
tredobbelttredobledet tredobbeltetredelt
kolminkertainenkolminkertaistaa
trostrukutrostručiti
háromszorozmegháromszoroz
òrefaldaòrefalduròrefalt magnòrískiptur
三倍にする三重の
3배로 하다3배의
trigubas kiekistrišalistrynukas
trīsdaļīgstrīskāršottrīskāršotiestrīskāršstrīskāršs daudzums
trojnásobnýtrojstranný
potrojiti se
tredubblatrefaldig
เพิ่มเป็นสามเท่าประกอบด้วยสามส่วน
üç kat/misliüç katıüç katına çık maküç misli miktarüçlü
gồm ba phầntăng gấp ba

triple

[ˈtrɪpl]
A. ADJtriple
B. ADVel triple, tres veces
triple the sumel triple
C. N (= jump) → triple m
D. VTtriplicar
E. VItriplicarse
F. CPD Triple Alliance N (Hist) → Triple Alianza f
triple glazing Ntriple acristalamiento m
triple jump Ntriple salto m

triple

[ˈtrɪpəl]
adjtriple
advtrois fois
triple the distance → trois fois la distance
triple the speed → trois fois la vitesse
triple the size → trois fois plus grand(e)
The mine had an accident rate triple the national average → Le taux d'accident dans la mine était trois fois plus élevé que la moyenne nationale.
vttripler
vi [salary, production, profits] → tripler
to triple in size → tripler de volumetriple jump ntriple saut m

triple

adjdreifach
advdreimal so viel; it’s triple the distancees ist dreimal so weit; at triple the speedmit dreifacher Geschwindigkeit; it costs triple what it used toes kostet dreimal so viel wie früher, es kostet das Dreifache von früher
nDreifache(s) nt
visich verdreifachen

triple

:
triple-digit
adj (esp US) numberdreistellig
triple glazing
nDreifachverglasung f
triple jump
nDreisprung m

triple

[ˈtrɪpl]
1. adjtriplo/a
2. adv triple the distance/the speedtre volte più lontano/più veloce
3. vttriplicare
4. vitriplicarsi

triple

(ˈtripl) adjective
1. three times (as big, much etc as usual). He received triple wages for all his extra work; a triple whisky.
2. made up of three (parts etc). a triple agreement.
verb
to make or become three times as much, big etc; to treble. He tripled his income; His income tripled in ten years.
noun
three times the (usual) amount. If you work the bank holiday, you will be paid triple.
ˈtriplet (-lit) noun
one of three children or animals born at the same time to the same mother. She's just had triplets.

triple

ثُلَاثِيّ, يَزْدادُ ثَلاَثَةَ أَضْعاف trojnásobný, ztrojnásobit tredobbelt, tredoble dreifach, verdreifachen τριπλασιάζω, τριπλός triple, triplicar kolminkertainen, kolminkertaistaa triple, tripler trostruk, utrostručiti triplicare, triplo 三倍にする, 三重の 3배로 하다, 3배의 driedubbel, verdriedubbelen tredobbel, tredoble potroić, potrójny triplicar, triplo тройной, утраивать tredubbla, trefaldig เพิ่มเป็นสามเท่า, ประกอบด้วยสามส่วน üç katı gồm ba phần, tăng gấp ba 三倍数, 成三倍

triple

a. triple, que consiste de tres componentes.
References in classic literature ?
It was surrounded by a triple enclosure; the wire fence, then the hedge of thorny locusts, then the mulberry hedge which kept out the hot winds of summer and held fast to the protecting snows of winter.
It was Mistress Hibbins, who, arrayed in great magnificence, with a triple ruff, a broidered stomacher, a gown of rich velvet, and a gold-headed cane, had come forth to see the procession.
BETWEEN six and nine we made ten miles, which was plenty for a horse carrying triple -- man, woman, and armor; then we stopped for a long noon- ing under some trees by a limpid brook.
I am off, to cultivate the field of public indigestion with the triple plowshare of aloes, scammony and gamboge.
However, I was for once cased in triple brass and inexorable.
Of good and evil much they argu'd then, Of happiness and final misery, Passion and Apathie, and glory and shame, Vain wisdom all, and false Philosophie: Yet with a pleasing sorcerie could charm Pain for a while or anguish, and excite Fallacious hope, or arm th' obdured brest With stubborn patience as with triple steel.
Neither of these lower rooms is lighted except from a hole in the floor of the third story; the room in which, as well as in that above it, is finished with compact smooth stonework, both having chimney-pieces, with an arch resting on triple clustered pillars.
The next morning the whole town of Nottingham was early astir, and as soon as the gates were open country-folk began to pour in; for a triple hanging was not held there every day in the week, and the bustle almost equated a Fair day.
permitting his vanity to aspire to the triple crown,[5] entertained hopes of succeeding in the acquisition of that splendid prize by the influence of the Emperor Charles V.
The china of ceremony saw the light; the damask linen marked "A, B, C" was drawn from depths where it lay under a triple guard of wrappings, still further defended by formidable lines of pins.
But Captain Nemo was before me; his axe disappeared between the two enormous jaws, and, miraculously saved, the Canadian, rising, plunged his harpoon deep into the triple heart of the poulp.
A word may likewise be triple, quadruple, or multiple in form, like so many Massilian expressions, e.