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sep·tu·ple(sĕp-to͞o′pəl, -tyo͞o′-, -tŭp′əl)
1. Consisting of seven parts or members.
2. Seven times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
A sevenfold amount or number.
tr. & intr.v. sep·tu·pled, sep·tu·pling, sep·tu·ples
To multiply or be multiplied by seven.
[Late Latin septuplus, sevenfold : Latin septem, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots + -plus, -fold; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]
1. seven times as much or many; sevenfold
2. consisting of seven parts or members
(Mathematics) (tr) to multiply by seven
[C17: from Late Latin septuplus, from septem seven; compare quadruple]
Past participle: septupled
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|Adj.||1.||septuple - having seven units or components|
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"