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FOUR-FOLD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does four-fold mean? 

FOUR-FOLD (adjective)
  The adjective FOUR-FOLD has 2 senses:

1. having four units or components
2. four times as great or many

  Familiarity information: FOUR-FOLD used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOUR-FOLD (adjective)


Sense 1four-fold [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having four units or components

Synonyms:

four-fold; quadruple; quadruplex; quadruplicate; fourfold

Context examples:

quadruple rhythm has four beats per measure / quadruplex wire

Similar:

multiple (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual)


Sense 2four-fold [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Four times as great or many

Synonyms:

fourfold; four-fold; quadruple

Context example:

a fourfold increase in the dosage

Similar:

multiple (having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual)


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