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quadruple

quad·ru·ple

quadruple

pronunciation:
kwa dru pl
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: multiplied by four.
He bought a quadruple order of fries.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: quadrupled, quadruples, quadrupling
definition: to multiply or be multiplied by four.
The population of the country quadrupled in fifteen years.
derivation: quadruply (adv.)
Word Parts
The word quadruple contains the following part:
quadr, quart Latin root that means four, fourth