Definition of "twentyfold" [twen•ty•fold]

  • (adjective) By a factor of twenty.
  • (adverb) By a factor of twenty.

Use "twentyfold" in a sentence

  • "Mollis responds that the conflict created by a legislator receiving contributions from lobbyists is "twentyfold" what it is for someone in his office."
  • "Jihadist violence had grown exponentially, insurgent attacks had increased nearly 800 percent since 2005, and suicide attacks had increased twentyfold."
  • "Like Pacific before it, Tri-City soon was doing many more back operations; within three years, Tri-City's billings for spine surgery on workers' compensation patients soared twentyfold to $65 million."

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