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octuple

adjective oc·tu·ple

Definition of octuple

  1. 1 :  consisting of eight :  being eight times as great or as many :  eightfold

  2. 2 :  taken by eights or in groups of eight

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Origin and Etymology of octuple

Latin octuplus, from oct- (from octo eight) + -uplus (as in quadruplus quadruple)


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octuple

noun oc·tu·ple \"\

Definition of octuple

plural

-s

  1. :  a sum eight times as great as another :  an eightfold amount :  the eighth multiple

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octuple

verb oc·tu·ple \"\

Definition of octuple

octupled

;

octupled

;

octupling

\-p(ə)liŋ\ ;

octuples

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make eight times as much or as many

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to increase or grow to eight times as much or as many

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