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sevenfold

(ˈsɛvənˌfəʊld)
adj
1. equal to or having seven times as many or as much
2. composed of seven parts
adv
by or up to seven times as many or as much
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sev•en•fold

(ˈsɛv ənˌfoʊld)

adj.
1. comprising seven parts or members.
2. seven times as great or as much.
adv.
3. until seven times as many or as great: multiplied sevenfold.
[before 1000]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sevenfold - 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"
Adv.1.sevenfold - seven times; "the population of this village increased sevenfold in the past 100 years"
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Translations

sevenfold

[ˈsevnfəʊld]
A. ADJséptuplo
B. ADVsiete veces
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sevenfold

adjsiebenfach
advum das Siebenfache
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1-17) Ares, exceeding in strength, chariot-rider, golden- helmed, doughty in heart, shield-bearer, Saviour of cities, harnessed in bronze, strong of arm, unwearying, mighty with the spear, O defence of Olympus, father of warlike Victory, ally of Themis, stern governor of the rebellious, leader of righteous men, sceptred King of manliness, who whirl your fiery sphere among the planets in their sevenfold courses through the aether wherein your blazing steeds ever bear you above the third firmament of heaven; hear me, helper of men, giver of dauntless youth!
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I return the injury sevenfold, as Ivan Petrovitch Ptitsin says.
It struck the sevenfold shield in its outermost layer--the eighth, which was of bronze--and went through six of the layers but in the seventh hide it stayed.
So likewise hold the soothsayers, for when I came to Argos in the Dorian land And took the king Adrastus' child to wife, Under my standard I enlisted all The foremost captains of the Apian isle, To levy with their aid that sevenfold host Of spearmen against Thebes, determining To oust my foes or die in a just cause.
What if the breath that kindl'd those grim fires Awak'd should blow them into sevenfold rage And plunge us in the Flames?
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