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sextuple

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adjective sex·tu·ple \seks-ˈtü-pəl, -ˈtyü-, -ˈtə-; ˈseks-tə-\

Definition of sextuple

  1. 1 :  having six units or members

  2. 2 :  being six times as great or as many

  3. 3 :  marked by six beats per measure of music sextuple time

sextuple

noun

Origin and Etymology of sextuple

probably from Medieval Latin sextuplus, from Latin sextus sixth + -plus multiplied by; akin to Latin -plex -plex — more at -fold


First Known Use: circa 1563


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sextuple

verb sex·tu·ple

Definition of sextuple

sextupled

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sextupling

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

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become six times as much or as numerous

1632

First Known Use of sextuple

1632

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