Simple Definition of fourfold
: four times as great or as many
Full Definition of fourfold
1 : being four times as great or as many
2 : having four units or members
fourfoldplay \-ˈfōld\ adverb
Examples of fourfold in a sentence
There has been a fourfold increase in membership this year.
Origin and Etymology of fourfold
Middle English, from Old English fēowerfeald, from fēower + -feald -fold
First Known Use: before 12th century
FOURFOLD Defined for Kids
Definition of fourfold for Students
: being four times as great or as many <a fourfold increase>
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up fourfold? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).