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octuple

adjective oc·tu·ple \ ˈäkˌt(y)üpəl , ˈäktəp- \

Definition of octuple

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


2

octuple

noun \ " \

Definition of octuple

plural -s
: a sum eight times as great as another : an eightfold amount : the eighth multiple

3

octuple

verb \ " \

Definition of octuple

octupled; octupled; octupling \-p(ə)liŋ\; octuples
transitive verb
: to make eight times as much or as many
intransitive verb
: to increase or grow to eight times as much or as many

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