tri·​ply | \ ˈtri-p(ə-)lē How to pronounce triply (audio) \

Definition of triply

: in a triple degree, amount, or manner

Examples of triply in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Clear diction is something not every performer in the Chicago troupe's hard-working ensemble of 15 (more than half of them are doubly, triply and even quadruply cast) is able to bring off successfully despite the intimate playing space. John Von Rhein,, "Neglected Kurt Weill antiwar musical is given a potent Chicago premiere by Folks Operetta," 25 June 2017

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First Known Use of triply

1641, in the meaning defined above

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“Triply.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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