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FOURFOLD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fourfold mean? 

FOURFOLD (adjective)
  The adjective FOURFOLD has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: FOURFOLD used as an adjective is rare.


FOURFOLD (adverb)
  The adverb FOURFOLD has 1 sense:

1. by a factor of four

  Familiarity information: FOURFOLD used as an adverb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FOURFOLD (adjective)


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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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Meaning:

Having four units or components

Synonyms:

quadruplicate; quadruplex; quadruple; four-fold; 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)


FOURFOLD (adverb)


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Meaning:

By a factor of four

Synonyms:

four times; fourfold

Context example:

the price of gasoline has increased fourfold over the past two years

Pertainym:

fourfold (four times as great or many)


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