severalfold

adjective

sev·​er·​al·​fold ˌsev-rəl-ˈfōld How to pronounce severalfold (audio)
ˌse-və-
1
: having several parts or aspects
2
: being several times as large, as great, or as many as some understood size, degree, or amount
severalfold adverb

Examples of severalfold in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1738, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of severalfold was in 1738

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“Severalfold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/severalfold. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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