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fourfold

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adjective four·fold \ˈfȯr-ˌfōld, -ˈfōld\

Simple Definition of fourfold

  • : four times as great or as many

Full Definition of fourfold

  1. 1 :  being four times as great or as many

  2. 2 :  having four units or members

four·fold play \-ˈfōld\ adverb

Examples of fourfold

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



Origin of fourfold

Middle English, from Old English fēowerfeald, from fēower + -feald -fold


First Known Use: before 12th century


FOURFOLD Defined for Kids

fourfold

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adjective four·fold \ˈfȯr-ˌfōld\

Definition of fourfold

  1. :  being four times as great or as many <a fourfold increase>




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