Definition of "quadruple" []

  • Consisting of four parts or members. (adjective)
  • Four times as much in size, strength, number, or amount. (adjective)
  • Music Having four beats to the measure. (adjective)
  • A fourfold amount or number. (noun)
  • To multiply or be multiplied by four: quadrupled the order; quadrupled in size. (verb-transitive)
  • To multiply by four or increase fourfold (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Four times as much or as many; fourfold (adjective)
  • Consisting of four parts (adjective)
  • A quantity or number four times as great as another (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "quadruple" in a sentence
  • "She loves to enjoy what she calls a quadruple draught."
  • "Citizen Holdings gained 0.2% on a Nikkei report that the watch maker's April-September group operating profit was expected to quadruple from a year earlier to around seven billion yen ($84.3 million)."
  • "Huckabee granted clemency to suspect in quadruple ..."