adjective \ˈfīv-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

: five times as great or as many

Full Definition of FIVEFOLD

:  having five units or members
:  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


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