Dictionary

fivefold

adjective five·fold \ˈfīv-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

: five times as great or as many

Full Definition of FIVEFOLD

1
:  having five units or members
2
:  being five times as great or as many
five·fold \-ˈfōld\ adverb

Examples of FIVEFOLD

  1. There has been a fivefold increase in membership this year.

First Known Use of FIVEFOLD

before 12th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: 5–HTPrevious Word in the Dictionary: five–flowered gentianAll Words Near: fivefold
April 01, 2015
diapause Hear it
a period of physiological dormancy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears