Definition of sixfold
1 : having six units or members
2 : being six times as great or as many
sixfoldplay \ˈsiks-ˈfōld\ adverb
Recent Examples of sixfold from the Web
Take Talbots, perhaps Kaluzny’s most conspicuous deal, which has netted a more than sixfold return on invested capital for Sycamore and its backers, according to people familiar with the matter.
Despite a sixfold-plus increase in R&D spending by pharmaceutical companies over the past decade or so, producing the next Prozac or Viagra remains an expensive process based largely on educated guesswork.
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First Known Use of sixfold
before 12th century
SIXFOLD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sixfold for English Language Learners
: six times as great or as many
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