septuple

1 of 3

adjective

sep·​tu·​ple
ˈseptəpəl,
(ˈ)sep¦t(y)üp-
1
: consisting of seven : being seven times as great or as many : sevenfold
2
: taken by sevens or in groups of seven

septuple

2 of 3

noun

"
plural -s
: a sum seven times as great as another : a sevenfold amount : the seventh multiple

septuple

3 of 3

verb

"
septupled; septupled; septupling
-p(ə)liŋ
; septuples

transitive verb

: to make seven times as much or as many

intransitive verb

: to become seven times as much or as many

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

Late Latin septuplus, from Latin septem seven + -uplus (as in quadruplus quadruple)

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“Septuple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/septuple. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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